Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Good Practices Guidelines Course

The Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines training is a two-day course

Jul 17, 2007 - Jul 18, 2007
Target groups: technicians, engineers, skilled tradesmen
Category: EducationTraining
Due to the increasing use of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) rigs across North America, the HDD industry released the HDD Good Practices Guidelines manual that provides contractors, engineers and owners with an industry driven document prepared by experts in the field.

This seminar's objective is to provide contractors, engineers and owners with a set of guidelines that will assist and allow its personnel to have successful HDD installations, by training operators and supervisory personnel. The course is geared to provide an in-depth overview of HDD from planning to demobilization.

The course covers these topics:
  • HDD operation and applications
  • Machine performance, capabilities and application guidelines
  • Drill pipe and tooling
  • Bore tracking equipment, planning, mapping and emerging technologies
  • Drilling fluid delivery, containment and recovery systems
  • Drilling fluids
  • Jobsite safety, planning and preparation, traffic control, safety equipment, practices and response
  • Planning, surface and geological investigations, utility surveys, bore planning, regulations and permitting
  • Risk reduction, trouble shooting and mitigation

For more information, download the course brochure & registration form (pdf format).
Swedish Cultural Center
98109 Seattle, Washington


Tina Davenport


+1 206-633-0213


+1 206-633-0371


tina.davenport@bennett- staheli.com


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