Tag Archives: Directional Drilling

AmeriDrill Takes a Look at a Few Really Deep Drills

For over 15 years, AmeriDrill has been a local industry leader in horizontal, vertical, and geothermal drilling. In fact, AmeriDrill has become known as one of the most experienced and versatile drilling companies in NJ. The highly trained staff and cutting edge equipment at AmeriDrill allow them to take on some major projects. Whether it is a geo-probe at 200 feet below surface or pipe ramming for a major industrial project, AmeriDrill can do it all. That being said, from time to time, the folks at AmeriDrill like to take a monet and admire the engineering and drilling feats that take place around the world.
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Auger Boring

Auger boring is used as a safe method for installing pipes and cable ducts in soft stable ground conditions such as clay and soils with contained cobbles while supporting the ground. It is a popular option used for installing utilities under railroads, highways, and levies, because the process retains the soils within the casing reducing the chances of obtaining ground settlement from excavation.
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Pennsylvanians May Benefit From Drilling and the Marcellus Shale

 The United States economy has been suffering for several years and the unemployment rate has remained alarmingly high. However, Pennsylvania has consistently had a higher unemployment rate than the national average and job creation in Pennsylvania has been at a minimum. Thankfully, the unemployment rate in Pennsylvania has been decreasing and as of March was at 7.9 percent. The national unemployment average in March was at 7.6 percent; therefore Pennsylvanians continue to have fewer jobs than the rest of the country. Pennsylvania, especially the western part of the state, has historically thrived in the industrial production of steel and coal. Now, Pennsylvania may be able to benefit from a new resource, natural gas.
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What is a Geoprobe?

The Geoprobe is a hydraulically  powered direct push soil probing machine that utilizes static force and  percussion to drive steel boring rods into the sub-surface. There are several  types of Geoprobes of different dimensions that can be used to probe beneath  the soil. Geoprobes are useful for working in areas not easily accessible by  other drill rigs. By attaching and or assembling a variety of sampling tools to  the steel bore rods, the Geoprobe can be used to collect soil, soil-gas, and  groundwater samples.
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The Chemistry Of Geothermal Drilling

During exploration chemistry is used to predict underground temperature and the origin of water. The chemistry of geothermal water plays an important role in geothermal exploration, drilling and monitoring of resources. It also defines the environmental effect of disposal of the water, and is the key to distinguishing and solving problems occurring during utilization.
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