2013 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

By Traci Read, Managing Editor | November 2013, Vol. 68 No. 11

Direct Horizontal Drilling
410 600-6th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 0S5
p: (403) 269-4998
f: (403) 234-9179
w: www.directhorizontal.com
e: justin.h@directhorizontal.com
Contact: Justin Hedemann
10 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,100,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 100,000 ft./lbs.
Direct Horizontal Drilling provides complete services and expert solutions wherever HDD and river crossings are required. Founded in 2000, Direct’s expertise, superior equipment and effective technology have quickly made this company an industry leader with a reputation for success in some of the toughest drilling environments in the world.

Distribution Construction Co.
PO Box 16207
Greensboro, NC 27416
p: (336) 294-9487
f: (336) 854-8909
w: www.distributionconstruction.com
3 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 30 in.
Maximum Pullback: 220,000 lbs.

Drilex Systems
2001 Rankin Rd.
Houston, TX 77073
p: (800) 421-2056
f: (713) 849-4369
Contact: Steve Scheffer
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 36 in.
Maximum Pullback: 140,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 24,000 ft./lbs.
Horizontal directional drilling and engineering firm. Specially designed fluids control system and extensive experience with downhole drilling motors allows Drilex to successfully complete crossings through rock and other formations.

Drilled Crossings
389 Highway 31
Arnaudville, LA 70512
p: (337) 754-7802
f: (337) 754-7804
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 500,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 80,000 ft./lbs.
The oldest, continually operating international company in the industry, Drilled Crossings has installed directionally drilled pipeline crossings in soft and hard rock conditions throughout the U.S. and abroad.