A drilling fluid recycling system to remove solids from the drilling fluid so that the fluid can be re-used, a guidance system to accurately guide boring operations. All equipment shall be in good and safe operating condition with sufficient supplies, materials and spare parts on hand to maintain the system in good working order for the duration of the project.
Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) becomes as a favorite crossing method in many situations for the installation of oil and gas pipelines as well as other utilities and transposition of obstacles. In all cases it is necessary to ensure the quality of pipeline design and construction/installation. The quality level of HDD section should required using the same criteria involving the entire pipeline project or other segment of the pipeline standard.
The strengthening of environmental regulations around the world has changed the way service companies and their customers view the provision of drilling fluids. Ignoring the effects on the environment from mixing, transporting, cleaning, re-using and disposing of mud and cuttings is no longer an option.
The Oil & Gas industry uses and generates enormous quantities of this commodity. On average, for every barrel of oil produced there are eight barrels of associated wastewater. Increasing the efficiency of water usage and improving its management is both a high priority among E&P companies and a subject of intense scrutiny for the communities in which they operate.