Horizontal Directional Drilling

Xcel Energy – Vale, Colorado

Nov 22, 2011

  • Owner – Xcel Energy
  • October – November 2011
  • Two Directional Drills with a combined Footage of 3450′
  • Pilot Drill, Ream and Pull 16″ High Pressure Gas Line
  • Brought in to complete original bore that was unsuccessfully attempted by drilling contractor
  • Crews worked 12 hour rotating shifts around the clock until initial bore completion.
  • Owner Requested Brotherton to complete a second additional bore