Two weeks ago, we learned about Adrian Lachance’s oil patch genealogy and the time he tried his luck at acting. This week, we’ll explain Lachance’s status as a MacGyver of sorts in the drilling business and describe how Trinidad’s Chief Operating Officer got to where he is today.
For those of you who have worked on a Bear Drilling rig or are part of Trinidad’s CanDrill 1,500 fan club, this blog’s for you. Continue reading
This week on the blog, we’re introducing our new spin on an old favourite!
Rig 100 holds a special place in the hearts of those that have been with Trinidad since the beginning. Well-known as a 1,500 HP SCR Triple and the first rig in our US fleet, recent upgrades have taken the ten-year-old rig to a whole new level. Currently drilling in the Permian Basin, the new and improved 2,000 HP AC XL (extended lateral) Triple is aiming for depths it wasn’t capable of…until now.
Read on as Ronald Williams, lead engineer on Rig 100’s recent upgrade, explains why this old favourite has people talking.
This week on the blog, a look at Rig 58, a 3,000 HP AC Triple in our Canadian fleet loaded with the most technologically advanced drilling equipment in the business.
This week on the blog, an up-close look at Rig 142, a CanDrill 1,500 HP AC Triple in our US fleet currently drilling in Midland County, Texas.
This week on the blog, an up-close look at Rig 138, a 1,500 HP AC Triple in our US fleet. This speedster is currently operating in the Permian.
Take a look at our other profiles of Rig 703 and Rig 57!
Interested in the rest of our rigs? Visit our website for details on all the rigs in our Canadian, US and International divisions.
This week on the blog, a peek at Rig 703. This rig was one of four built for deep, high pressure, high temperature wells in southern Mexico.
Advances in technology are changing the way crews work on drilling rigs.
At Trinidad, we are using integrated control systems to give Drillers the ability to control equipment from one main system in the safety of the cabin.
“New technologies will improve the safety of the rig crew by keeping them out of the way of dangerous equipment when possible,” explained Joel Hamonic, a Technical Coordinator with Trinidad Design & Manufacturing. Continue reading