2013 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

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

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
p: 33-1-57-60-93-21
f: 33-1-57-60-94-96
w: www.hdi.fr
e: contact@hdi.fr
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.

InterCon Construction Inc.
5512 State Route 113 & 19
Waunakee, WI 53597
p: (608) 850-4827
f: (608) 850-2717
w: www.intercon-const.com
e: sallen@intercon-const.com
Contact: Steve Allen
5 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 440,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 80,000 ft./lbs.
InterCon is a nationwide contractor offering experience in all geological conditions. Consultation, design and execution specialists offering services to gas transmission and distribution, water, sewer, electric and telcom companies.

Isaacks Directional Drilling Co.
PO Box 1112
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
p: (361) 758-7297
f: (361) 758-8397
e: mscruggs@isaacksdd.com
Contact: Monty Scruggs
4 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,000,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 93,000 ft./lbs.
Directional drilling and road boring for the oil and gas pipeline industry.