2012 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

By Traci Read, Managing Editor | November 2012, Vol. 67, No. 11

Laney Directional Drilling Co.
PO Box 1449
Humble, TX 77347
p: (281) 540-6615
f: (281) 540-6727
w: www.laneydrilling.com
e: gbell@laneydrilling.com
Contact: Grady Bell
12 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 54 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,700,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 110,000 ft./lbs.
Laney is a worldwide leader in the HDD industry with over 20 years of experience and a fleet of a dozen custom built rigs.

Les Forages Souterrains Nella Inc.
118 de la Gare
St. Henri, Quebec G0R 3E0
Canada
p: (418) 882-2002
f: (418) 882-2721
w: www.nella-drilling.com
e: gilltardif@nella-drilling.com
Contact: Gill Tardif
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 750,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 92,000 ft./lbs.

Lucas
Level 3 Hyundai Bldg.
394 Lane Cove Rd.
Macquarie Park NSW 2113
Australia
p: 02 9490 4000
f: 02 9490 4200
w: www.lucas.com.au
e: stephen.loneragan@lucas.com.au
Contact: Stephen Loneragan
7 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 52 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,100,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 100,000 ft./lbs.
International contractor servicing Australia and the Asia-Pacific with a strong focus on technically challenging projects that demand engineered solutions, particularly EPL contracts. Also, specialize in hand rock drilling utilizing patented tooling. We offer solutions!

Mears Group Inc.
4500 North Mission Rd.
Rosebush, MI 48878
p: (989) 433-2929
f: (989) 433-2199
w: www.mears.net
e: greg.bosch@mears.net
Contact: Gregory Bosch
17 rigs offering over
100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,300,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 88,000 ft./lbs.
Committed to quality and excellence in HDD. Offering design/build engineering and construction services. Mears offers 26 small, mid and large drilling rigs, achieving industry record lengths. ISO 9001:2008 Certified.