Secoroc

Drill Speed cover                 Josh Marcus, senior product specialist of Atlas Copco Secoroc down-hole tools, said pneumatic hammer drilling gives drillers an advantage in all but the most extremely soft ground conditions. And when weighted drilling fluid is not required to control the formations, hammer drilling should be the favored technique. … Read more
OTC - Atlas Copco Atlas Copco focused on its overall offerings to the oil and gas industry during the Offshore Technology Conference May 6 to May 9 in Houston. Attendance at the conference reached a 30-year high of 104,800. The exhibition was the largest in show history at 652,185 square feet of show space featuring 2,728 companies from 40 … Read more
Municipal wells in rock call for Dilden Bros. T2W and QL 120 hammer When contractors of large commercial and municipal projects need a helping hand to drill quickly through rock, Dilden Bros. Well Drilling often gets the call. The company’s Atlas Copco Secoroc QL 120 down-the-hole hammer gives Dilden Bros. access to a niche market in the multi-state geography within reach of their Layfayette, Ind., headquarters. Brothers Wayne … Read more
QLX offers driller ultimate flexibility and longevity for deep water well drilling Bob Wade Drilling based in Bentonville, Ark., is a three-man operation consisting of Bob Wade Sr., his son “Bob Jr.,” and 21-year veteran driller Ed MaGelky. Bob Wade said they have just had their best fall and winter since the recession began where Bob Wade said most residential wells are completed by 600 feet (180 … Read more
Drilling company sees changing approach to drilling surface holes as an advantage for the industry Drilling company sees changing approach to drilling surface holes as an advantage for the industry Danny Tate is the new district manager for the drilling division of Key Energy Services. After 18 years in the field, Tate finally took an office job. He sees this as an opportunity to make changes in the industry and … Read more
Stockdale Mine Supply and Keystone Drill Services are names synonymous with drilling in the Eastern United States. With the recent boom in the Marcellus region, the companies are close to new customers while continuing to serve their base of traditional oil and gas, water well, geothermal, coal mining, quarry and construction customers. Barney Stockdale and … Read more
TotalGroup (2)_web Key players in the joint research project are (from left): Elton Wright, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL); David Raymond, SNL; Bernie Bladies, Atlas Copco Customer Center; Ron Boyd, Atlas Copco Secoroc; Jeff Greving, SNL; Jiann Su, SNL; Steve Knudsen, SNL; Dale Wolfer, Atlas Copco Secoroc; Paul Campbell, Atlas Copco Secoroc, and Doug Blankenship, SNL. The U.S. … Read more
Atlas Copco drilling equipment used for community development. The Panamanian government supports the water needs of its people with two development entities. One is the Institute of Water & Infrastructure (IDAAN). The other is the Ministry of Development (MDA). They both use Atlas Copco drilling equipment to accomplish this goal. Supervising manager for rig maintenance inPanama, Nancy Gaitan, oversees both IDAAN and MDA … Read more
Technology is a strange thing. We talk about it, and the world benefits from it most of the time, but personal acceptance doesn’t always move at the same speed. We often want to wait and see the benefits of something, or someone else’s failures, before we jump aboard. EDGE is the new down-the-hole monitoring system that will change the way people drill. One company has chosen to make that jump into new technology and has found success in the process.   Technology is a strange thing. We talk about it, and the world benefits from it most of the time, but personal acceptance doesn’t always move at the same speed. We often want to wait and see the benefits of something, or someone else’s failures, before we jump aboard. EDGE is the new down-the-hole monitoring … Read more
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