Category: Rig Walker

Fayetteville Shale Play E-Newsletter:

With the Rocket Rig & Rig Walker package, DeSoto Drilling for Southwestern Energy “recently drilled a 5-well pad in a record 34 days” as reported in the May 2010 Southwestern Energy E-Newsletter.

To read the full article, download the newsletter excerpt from The Fayetteville Shale Play.

Drilling Contractor Magazine – September/October 2008:

Often rigs are disassembled, transported and re-assembled on an adjacent well. The Rig Walker eliminates the time-consuming process of rig-down. It uses hydraulics to lift and transverse the entire rig with control, stability and precision to its new drilling location safely. Key features include: 2.4 million-lb lift capacity provides ability to not only skid the rig but also transport full stands of setback; skids 10 ft in 15 minutes; no rig-down means less wear on the structure, less time to relocate the rig and more time spent drilling.

Read the article on Drilling Contractor Magazine.