2010 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

By Traci Read, Senior Editor | November 2010, Vol. 65 No. 11

O’Connor Utilities Ltd.
Unit 10, Sandfold Lane
Levenhulme, Manchester M19 3BJ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 161-248 9922
Fax: +44 (0) 161-248 9933
Web: www.ocultd.co.uk
E-mail: enquiries@ocultd.co.uk
Contact: Ross Henderson
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 32 in.
Maximum Pullback: 242,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 36,500 ft./lbs.
O’Connor Utilities operates from three offices in the United Kingdom, specializing in hard rock, outfalls, environmental wells and consultancy work.

Ranger Directional
200 Ida Road
Broussard, LA 70518
Tel: (337) 837-5447
Fax: (337) 837-2409
Web: www.rangerdirectional.com
E-mail: bsimon@rangerdirectional.com
Contact: Boyd Simon
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 30 in.
Maximum Pullback: 140,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 30,000 ft./lbs.
Ranger consistently places the required product to customer specifications and takes pride in our reputation as a company that efficiently and safely gets the job done.
Member of DCA and PCCA.

G.B. Boots Smith Corp.
PO Drawer 1987
Laurel, MS 39441
Tel: (601) 649-3314
Contact: Billy Cleveland
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 400,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 57,000 ft./lbs.
Capable of performing all horizontal directional drilling related work with a complete pipe-side assistance crew and equipment.

Southeast Directional Drilling
3117 North Cessna Ave.
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
Tel: (520) 423-2131
Fax: (520) 423-2143
Web: southeastdrilling.com
E-mail: steve@southeastdrilling.com
Contact: Steve Ugrich
4 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,400,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 140,000 ft./lbs.
56-in. HDD world record holder. Southwest Directional Drilling is capable of drilling in lengths in excess of 6,400 ft. and sizes up to 60-in. diameter pipe.
Member of PLCA.