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2014-01-28 08:23:31

CALGARY, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Drillform Technical Services Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of the Bulldog 90 Automated Floor Wrench for new build and retrofit drilling rigs. The Bulldog 90 improves safety on the drill floor by removing rig personnel from the rotating zone while making connections. The wrench is operated solely by a hard mounted console and wireless remote control. The patent pending 360° clamping system reduces slippage, tool joint wear and pipe...

2011-05-02 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm Oilfield Services is today launching a drilling reamer with a unique pressure-controlled on/off mechanism, enabling operators to drill ahead without having to pull the tool out of the hole to reset it. The patent pending hydraulic Real Time Activation Drilling Reamer is triggered by standpipe pressure changes, allowing continuous drilling and potentially saving millions of dollars during multiple well operations. Scotland...

2011-03-06 07:09:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boart Longyear (www.boartlongyear.com, ASX: BLY), the world's leading integrated drilling products and services provider, has expanded its line of underground rock drill and blast rods and bits with the new Robust Standard Thread (RST(TM)) Series, designed for improved impact efficiency, potentially faster penetration rates, increased resistance to rod tip-off events, and less hole deviation. "The RST(TM) series has been rigorously tested with...

2011-03-06 07:09:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boart Longyear (www.boartlongyear.com, ASX: BLY), the world's leading integrated drilling services and products provider, has released a new underground head assembly featuring patent-pending Roller Latch(TM) technology that allows for greater pump-in speed and productivity while utilizing large ball bearings for latching and hold-back braking to retain inner-tube assemblies in the drill string for safer operations. "This new head assembly is...

2011-03-06 07:08:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boart Longyear (www.boartlongyear.com) (ASX: BLY), the world's leading integrated drilling products and services provider, announced several new and innovative drilling products at the annual International Convention and Trade Show of Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) being held in Toronto, Ontario March 6 - 9, 2011. "Boart Longyear has continued its commitment to innovation and increased productivity by utilizing...

2009-11-05 07:30:00

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, and CAIRNS, Australia, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prospect: Antelope Type: Appraisal well Location: PPL 237, Eastern Papua Basin 295,377.77mE; 9,207,339.97mN - AGD 66, Zone 55 Current Status: Preparing to drill ahead at 7,264 feet (2,214 meters). The plan is to drill a further 118 feet (36 meters) and stop at...

2008-07-22 09:00:56

Lydian International Ltd. (TSX: LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced results from the first 7 drill holes of its 20,000m drilling programme at the Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. Best intersections were DDA-006 with 46m at 1.7g/t gold (including 29m at 2.5g/t gold), RCA-001 with 37m at 1.4g/t gold (including 11m at 3.1g/t gold), RCA-004 with 40m at 1.1g/t gold followed by 9m at 3.5g/t gold at the bottom of the hole (to 142m) and RCA-005 with...

2008-07-02 09:00:55

Victory Energy Corporation (OTCBB: VYEY) announced today it has received permit approval from the Texas Railroad Commission Oil and Gas Division to drill a second 12,500 foot well. This permit is in the Corporation's current gas play in the Texas Permian Basin. The permit is for the Strawn Limestone formation, located at a depth of approximately 12,500 feet. The intent is to drill down to the Canyon Sandstone formation at approximately 9,500 feet in depth and conduct a drill stem test to...


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