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When one hears the words “directional drilling,” often an image of humongous rigs, loads of muddy dirt, and bunches of people wearing fluorescent yellow vests is conjured up. Personally, I usually think of large tools that look like they were used to construct some modern version of “Decepticons” from Transformers in the Marvel comics, but that’s just me. However, there is another side of the drilling industry that can often be forgotten in all of the hustle and bustle that happens on the work site. Before a drill is even sent to a job, accountants must work their financial magic …Read More
When it comes to a company you potentially consider doing business with, it may be my personal opinion, but I like to know who exactly I am doing business with before I go and commit to anything. For SEDD’s blog readers, I wanted you to know just who all is in charge of what happens here at SEDD, starting with President Todd Barton. To begin with, Barton began his start in the drilling industry after his time in the US Navy, in which he served until 1997. His initial drilling experience began at Cherrington Co., where he worked as a …Read More
Power Line Holdings Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners and sole owner of Power Line Services, Inc., announced Jan. 3 the acquisition by PLH of three specialty pipeline construction and maintenance companies, including Southeast Directional Drilling.
Power Line Holdings Inc., based in Delaware, is also now known as PLH Group Inc. (PLH). Effective Dec. 18, 2012, PLH acquired Southeast Directional Drilling, LLC (SEDD), M&M Pipeline Services (M&M), and Energy Services South LLC (ESS). The addition of these three pipeline construction companies significantly expands the capabilities of PLH to provide specialty construction and related services for …Read More
A recent project to install more than 6,200 feet of electrical transmission lines in Orange Beach, AL, included multiple challenges, including two intersecting horizontal directional drilling (HDD) pilot holes beneath Wolf Bay inter-coastal waterway channel to complete a single crossing. Project participants say the project represents the longest installation ever made of continuous cross-linked polyethylene insulated (XLPE) cable rated at 115-121kV and 300MVA and the longest directional drilling installation ever to use specifically-engineered thermal grout.
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