- Buyer's guide
2012 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census
Harding Directional Drilling
10711 Spur 231
Bryan, TX 77807
p: (979) 778-2691
f: (979) 778-3312
Contact: Robert Hamilton
5 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 800,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 60,000 ft./lbs.
Full-service directional drilling company serving the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico. Completed lengths in excess of 8,000 feet.
Henkels & McCoy Inc.
985 Jolly Rd.
Blue Bell, PA 19422-0900
f: (215) 283-7939
Contact: Ted Topakas (215) 283-7574
2 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 40 in.
Maximum Pullback: 500,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 50,000 ft.-lbs.
Henkels & McCoy has been actively involved with directional drilling for many years, having successfully completed crossings involving virtually every formation and working condition.
Horizontal Boring & Tunneling Co.
505 S. River Ave.
Exeter, NE 68351
p: (402) 266-5347
f: (402) 266-5591
Contact: Brent L. Moore
3 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 440,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 53,000 ft./lbs.
Several smaller rigs also. Over 30 years experience in other trenchless methods including tunneling, pipe jacking, rock drilling, concrete box jacking, pilot tube/guided boring, microtunneling, auger boring, pipe ramming and steel pipe sales.
Horizontal Drilling International
165 boulevard de Valmy
92700 Colombes, France
Contact: Denis Pellerin
7 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 56 in.
Maximum Pullback: 880,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 100,000 ft./lbs.
HDI has installed HDD crossings under all types of obstacles in various types of soil – more than 2,000 crossings have been installed to date in 40 countries, lengths in excess of 2,000 meters long and up to 48 in. in diameter. Now combines HDD with microtunnel expertise.