Drilling Rigs

Drill Force has made a conscientious decision to enter the New Zealand drilling contracting market using only high quality modern multipurpose drilling rigs, ancilliary equipment, testing and down hole tooling.

RIG #1

RIG #1

NEW: D.S.M. Mayhew SD/HD54M Heavy Duty Drilling Rig (manufactured in Austin Texas, USA)

Key Attributes

  • 18.3m long tubular tapered lattice design, Range III Mast (capable of handling and running Range III casing) with a conservatively rated 75,000lb dynamic hook load rating (set up for 3-1/2” upset tool jointed or 4-1/2” flush tool jointed 17lb/ft drill pipe).
  • Stacked drum draw works with 23,000lb single line bare drum pull (Kelly block and Auxiliary block capable of running 6 working lines). Load cells and weight indicator on both lines (calibrated and certified).
  • Bailing / sand reel winch with 1,000m of 8mm cable
  • Racking board (for vertically racking drill pipe)
  • Hydraulically operated pull down system
  • Hydraulic hold back / auto driller rated for maximum hook load
  • Break out tongs, spinning chain and casing spinner as standard rig tools
  • Onboard 5-1/2” x 8” duplex mud pump
  • Plug in Gardner Denver model T.H.E. Triplex mud pump (max volume 462gpm @300spm and max pressure 1557psi @50spm)
  • 3” stand pipe, swivel and plumbing
  • Up to 30” clear opening with rotary table retracted
  • Truck mounted on New Zealand road legal special purpose 5 axle Isuzu 400hp carrier
  • Low ground pressure with less than 1,500kg per rear tyre and less than 1,350kg per super single front tyre (equivalent area).

RIG #2

RIG #2

NEW: Cortech YDX 3L, Hydraulic, Top Drive Diamond Drilling Rig (manufactured by Cortech Drilling Equipment Ltd)

Key Attributes

  • Low ground pressure steel crawler tracks with bolt on rubber pads (for working / walking on sealed surfaces without pavement damage).
  • Remotely operated track control via electric over hydraulic remote control (eliminates the need or requirement for operator to sit or stand on the base while it is been driven).
  • Maximum climbing angle of 30 degrees
  • Mast is of a square tubular lattice design (9m in length and can be folded to reduce transport length).
  • 3,500m of head travel
  • Angle capable from 45 to 90 degrees assisted by dump feature on mast to keep base of mast as close to G/L as practical (1,200mm of dump stroke available).
  • On board hydraulically operated mud pump
  • 20,500lb pull back
  • Main hoist 14,330lb pull, at 51m / min
  • Wire line hoist 2,425lb pull, at 110m / min, 1,500m capacity
  • Rated at 700m HQ (96mm dia hole) and 400m PQ (120mm dia hole)
  • Powered by 132KW Cummins 6 cyl diesel engine

RIG #3

RIG #3

Schramm T300M, 6 x 6 All Wheel Drive, Multipurpose Hydraulic Top Drive Drilling Rig (manufactured by Schramm Inc, West Chester, PA 19380 USA)

Key Attributes

  • The Schramm T300M Rotadrill is a compact, manoeuverable, top head drive, truck mounted drill designed to drill up to 12 inch (305 mm) diameter holes using mud rotary methods with rig mounted mud pumps and hollow stem augers, and air rotary and DTH hammer techniques using remote located air compressors. The truck engine provides reliable power for all hydraulic, mud and air systems. Rugged top head drive rotation and efficient pipe handling mean high productivity on the job site, more time spent drilling.
  • 22,000 lbs pullup
  • 14” table opening
  • PTO driven from truck engine
  • On board 5 x 6 duplex mud pump
  • 223 fpm (67.9 mpm) pullup speed
  • MAST, rectangular steel tube, all welded box beam. 26’ 9” (8.15 m) OA length, 23’ 6” (7.2 m) head travel
  • Main hoist, planetary with spring applied hydraulic release brake. 7,600 lb (3,447 kg) bare drum line pull 197 fpm (60.0 mpm) bare drum line speed.
  • Wire line hoist 24,25lb pull, at 110m / min, 1,500m capacity
  • 10 pipe lazy susan carousel
  • Jib boom
  • TOP HEAD ROTATION, single reduction oil bath gearbox with dual heavy duty, single speed, disc valve type motors operating in high or low speed. The system provides infinitely variable rotation speed. The top head hydraulically slides off hole for casing handling by wireline. 2-11/16” (68.3 mm) diameter spindle thru hole. 38,000 in-lb (4,293 N.m) @ 0-106 max. torque. 0-212 @ 29,000 in.-lb. (3,277 N.m) max. rpm

RIG #5

RIG #5

NEW: Cortech YDX 1800A, Hydraulic, Top Drive Diamond Drilling Rig (manufactured by Cortech Drilling Equipment Ltd)

Key Attributes

  • High capacity compact crawler track mounted high speed coring rig, with wash drilling and coring capabilities of up to 1,800m depth.
  • Fitted as standard with engine air start, engine exhaust spark arrester, engine air intake shut-off, well appointed air operated emergency stops and emergency shutdown system for working in flammable gaseous environments.
  • Low ground pressure steel crawler tracks iwth bolt on rubber pads (for working / walking on sealed surfaces without pavement damage).
  • Maximum climbing angle of 30 degrees
  • Mast is of a square tubular lattice design (12m in length and can be folded to reduce transport length).
  • 3,500m of head travel
  • Angle capable from 45 to 90 degrees assisted by dump feature on mast to keep base of mast as close to G/L as practical (1,200mm of dump stroke available).
  • On board hydraulically operated mud pump and provision for "plug-in" high volume and pressure mud pumps and compressors.
  • Standard 1-1/2" (38mm) watercourse high speed swivel and optional (in stock) 3" (76mm) high pressure, high volume swivel when "plug-in" air or mud is used.
  • 41,580lb pull back (18,900kg)
  • Main hoist 29,700lb (13,500kg) pull, at 51m / min
  • Wire line hoist 2,425lb pull, at 110m / min, 2,000m capacity
  • Rated at 1,200m HQ (3-1/2" OD drill pipe) and 1,800m NQ (2-7/8" OD drill pipe)
  • Powered by 179Kw (239hp) Cummins 6 cyl diesel engine
  • Ability to pull drill pipe and stand in 9m lengths.

RIG #6

RIG #6

GEFCO Speed Star T200K

Rig Number Six (6)
Manufacturer GEFCO ( Enid, Oklahoma 73703, USA)
Model Speed Star T200K (Upgraded from SS185K spec)
Serial Number 907807
Year of Re-manufacture 2012 (T200K upgrade by GEFCO, OK, USA)
Carrier Kimble C3100 5-Axle Oil Field Type carrier
Engine Caterpillar C-18 ACERT (Rated @ 630HP derated to 575HP)
Derrick 62 feet 5 inches (19.025m) overall length with minimum 51 foot (15.545m) working space above table. Table equipped with removable 23” diameter X 17-1/2” ID master bushing that accepts standard API slips. Rectangular steel tubing construction electrically welded. Raised and lowered hydraulically by two cylinders. Maximum dynamic hook load capacity of 196,400lbs
Pipe Loader Fitted on derrick for hydraulic positioning of single drill pipe below top-head rotary drive
Top-head rotary drive Hydrostatically powered top-head rotary drive with maximum torque of 195,000-inch/lbs. Rotation speeds from 0 – 50 RPM in high torque mode and 0 – 140 RPM in low torque mode. 3” diameter fluid course equipped with a floating sub (to allow smooth drill pipe connection), 5000psi rated 3” ID swivel and “Drillers Panel” controllable top-head drive “Lock-up” rated to 96,000 inch/lbs of torque.
Hoist system Twin hydraulic cylinders and heavy-duty cable type system actuated by variable displacement pump with regeneration function.
Hoist Capacities Standard dynamic hoisting force of 196,400lbs. Boost dynamic hoisting force 117,000lbs
Hoist Speeds 0 – 140 FPM @ 0 – 71,351lbs
0 – 97 FPM @ 71,351lbs – 117,000lbs
0 – 66 FPM @ up to 196,400lbs
Pull down system 30,000lbs maximum
0 – 209 FPM
Jib winch Hydraulic driven with planetary gear reduction. Drum equipped with 200ft of 5/8" cable. Bare drum line speed 140 FPM @ 8,000lbs. Hydraulically actuated jib boom swings from outside of derrick to inside for automatic alignment with bore hole.
Auxiliary winch #1, Hydraulic driven with planetary gear reduction. Drum equipped with 200ft of 5/8” cable. Bare drum line speed 70 FPM @ 8,000lbs.
#2, Hydraulic driven with planetary gear reduction. Drum equipped with 200ft of 1/2” cable. Bare drum line speed 90 FPM @ 4,000lbs.
Break-out system Two "C" type tongs with hangers and counterbalances. System includes hydraulic actuator cylinder both sides of rig and have provision for sizes from 2-3/8" to 10-3/4" diameters.
New generation GEFCO "Iron roughneck" currently been developed.
Operators station Hinged left hand side orientated operator’s consol. All controls grouped and labelled for convenience and safety
Hydraulic levelling jacks Four (4) 60” (1524mm) jacks with levelling pads. Two (2) located front and two (2) located at rear. All have independent controls and safety lock valves (backed up by four (4) mechanical jacks).
Fluid piping 3” fluid piping with 4000psi WP connections, standpipe bend hose and rotary hose with 5000psi rated swivel
Pipe racking board Folding type for ease of transportation. Capacity of approximately 7,000’ (2,133m) of drill pipe and related drill collars
Ancillary Equipment
Sub structure Two (2) piece custom sub-structure, complete with handrails stars and walkways. Working platform has set-back capacity of full pipe racking board. Allows approximately 9’ 10” open height under slips bowl to ground for BOP equipment.
Dog house Trailer mounted, Includes Rig Management, Crew Change House, Parts and Mechanical Room.
Generator house #1, Caterpillar, LC-5 325kva 60Hz in steel house. Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
#2, Galaxy – P 650 GX 670kva 50Hz in steel house. Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Fuel / Lube Combo Lubster with bunded holding tanks grease and oils, 11,000lt capacity fuel tank, pressurized fuel manifold for ancillary plant and rig fuel feed. Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Tubular equipment Three (3) hydraulic pipe tubs, One (1) centre tub with catwalk, One (1) set manual pipe racks for casing
Drill Pipe, 2500m+ 4”OD, 14ppf, Range 2, XT39 tool joints
Drill Collars, 8” OD, 6-1/2” OD and 4-3/4" OD
Well Control Equipment Five (5) station well control closing unit with drillers remote panel (with dedicated 88kva generator and 185cfm compressor mounted on four (4) axle tuck trailer)
11” annular preventer (3000psi)
11” double ram preventer (3000psi) with CSO, 2-3/8”, 2-7/8”, 3-1/2”, 4” and 4-1/2” ram blocks
Mud cross for above 7-1/16” 3K to 11” 3K, 9” 3K to 11” 3K, 11” 3K to 11” 3K.
7-1/16” Rotating head
7-1/16” annular preventer
4-1/16” HCR (3000psi)
4-1/16” gate valve (3000psi)
2-1/16” gate valve (3000psi)
2-1/16” check valve (3000psi)
4-1/16” x 2-1/16” choke manifold (5000psi)
Poor boy degasser, 800GPM capacity
Solids control system GN Solids Control, 1000GPM circulating capacity
Tank #1, 257bbls volume
Tank #3, 275bbls volume
2x GNZS703 Linear Motion Scalping shakers
1x GNZJ703-2S12N Mud Cleaner (including 1x GNZS703 Linear Motion Shaker, 12x De-silter cones and 2x De-sander cones)
1x GNLW452S Decanter Centrifuge
2x 55kw Jet Mud Mixers
4x JBQ15 15kw Mud Agitator
Mud guns
Trip tank
Mud pumps Pumps #1 and #2; Tulsa Rig Iron, TT680, 6” diameter x 8” stroke, triplex, 600 HP rated. Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Pump #3 (if required), Gardner Denver T.H.E. 5-1/2” x 5” stroke, triplex, 215 HP rated. Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Water tank 300bbl Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Bulk fuel storage 100bbl Oil Field Master Skid Mounted
Other Assorted casing handling and make-up tooling
Assorted tubing handling and make-up tooling
Double plug 7” cement head
2x Telehandler Genie model GTH844
2x Oil Field winch trucks (with tail rollers and 1x 80,000lb primary winch and 1x 45,000lb secondary winch each)
2x Roller tail articulated trailers

RIG #15

RIG #15

Mayhew 1000, Heavy Duty Table Drive Drilling Rig (manufactured by Mayhew Inc, Dallas, Texas, USA)

Key Attributes:

  • The Mayhew 1000 is a compact, manoeuverable, low tare weight, rotary table drive, 6 x 4 truck mounted rig designed to drill up to 8 inch (203 mm) diameter holes using mud rotary drilling methods with rig mounted high volume positive displacement mud pumps and air rotary and DTH hammer techniques using remote located air compressors. The carrier engine provides reliable power for all hydraulic, mechanical and mud systems. Rugged, reliable mechanical rotary and winch drive systems allow for efficient pipe handling and high rotational torque abilities.
  • Truck mounted on a 6 x 4 International carrier, with low tare weight, differential cross locks, aggressive dual tandem mud lug type drive tyres and super single type front tyres for low ground pressure and additional flotation.
  • PTO driven from truck engine
  • On board 5 x 6 duplex mud pump high volume wash drilling pump
  • 20,000lb dynamic mast capacity
  • Direct driven from 146kw 6 cylinder diesel carrier engine
  • Mast, fully welded round tubular steel 10m long lattice type structure with 5m of Kelly travel
  • Main winch, mechanical with twin disc CL-311 clutch and 180 sq-in of net braking area. Single line performance of 10,000lb bare drum line pull, currently configured in a three line set up.
  • On board drilling tubular carrying capacity

RIG #24

DF 250-T, Powerful, Compact and Highly Manoeuvrable 4 x 4 Tractor Mounted Multipurpose Hydraulic Top Drive Drilling Rig

Key Attributes

  • The DF250T is a powerful, compact and highly maneuverable, top head drive, tractor mounted drill, designed to drill up to 12 inch (305 mm) diameter holes using mud rotary methods with rig mounted mud pumps and hollow stem augers, and air rotary, DTH hammer and continuous wire line coring techniques. The tractor engine provides reliable power for all hydraulic, mud pump systems. The DF250T has been specifically designed for fast, efficient and safe site up on typically marginal access terrain such as hill country and soft ground, with high flotation tyres and unique rig “high lift” stabilization system.
  • 22,000 lbs pullup
  • 12-1/4” table opening
  • PTO driven from tractor engine
  • On board 4-1/2x5 duplex mud pump and triplex coring pump
  • 223 fpm (67.9 mpm) pullup speed
  • MAST, Rectangular steel tube, all welded box beam. 6m OA length 4.0m head travel.
  • Main hoist, planetary with spring applied hydraulic release brake. 7,600 lb (3,447 kg) bare drum line pull 197 fpm (60.0 mpm) bare drum line speed
  • Wire line hoist 24,25lb pull, at 110m / min, 300m capacity
  • TOP HEAD ROTATION, four speed reduction oil bath gearbox with single heavy duty, variable speed, piston type motor operating in high or low speed. The system provides infinitely variable rotation speed. The top head hydraulically slides off hole for casing handling by wireline. 38mm diameter spindle thru hole.

RIG #31

RIG #31

2009 DF CAT Component Drill Rig

The new excavator/ barge / heli drill rig is designed for those tight sites with a low tare weight and can be configured from 1,550mm down to 750mm wide. This rig can be fitted with rubber tracks to minimize pavement damage. The mast height can be broken down so the height of the mast is only 3m. The rig is fitted with a main haul winch and a wireline winch which makes it an ideal small geotech rig. This rig also has a separate power pack and is ideal for barge and helicopter drilling for geotechnical investigations.

RIG #48

RIG #48

NEW: Versa-Drill V100NG

Key Attributes

  • This powerful low tare weight 40,000lb class rig is suited to large diameter "wash" drill holes as well as deep wire line cored "exploration" holes. The rig is mounted on a low tare weight all wheel drive carrier with high flotation low ground pressure tyres.
  • Mounting Peterbilt Model 348 6x6 (all wheel drive) chassis
    GVWR 54,600 lbs
    Cummins (350HP)
  • Dimensions
    Overall length: 40' (12,19m)
    Overall height: Derrick up - 45' (13.72m)
    Derrick down - 12'8" (3.86m)
    Overall width: 8' (2,440mm) with standard wheels
    9'4" (2,850mm) with high flotation low ground pressure tyres
  • Main winch 18,000 lbs single line pull configured to be "two lined" (36,000lb hook load).
  • Wire-line / sand-line winch 4,000lbs single line pull 2,500' capacity
  • DHD lubricator 7-gallon capacity (removable)
  • Mud pump Gardner Denver 5-1/2 x 8 duplex piston type hydraulic driven
  • Water injection / coring pump FMC bean pump 25 GPM capacity
  • Tool boxes - large tool box under deck, tool box mounted on deck behind right side of cab
  • Feed system (patented) cylinder feed through gear track design. Pullback 40,000lbs. Pull-down 18,000lbs. Travel speed up 0 to 300'/min. Down 0 to 261'/min. Drill feed 29'/min.
  • Derrick, 10"x16" tubular Derrick construction with 40' overall length, 26' top head travel 55,000lbs rating (no Derrick crown load).
  • Transfer case single output, full power transfer case road / PTO shift from truck cab.
  • Hydraulics mounted on 2 hole gear box, truck engine / transfer case powered feed, winch, auxilliary and set-up functions are powered by 2 axial piston load sense pumps.
    Rotation is a closed loop circuit powered by a variable displacement piston pump.
    Cooling hydraulic oil cooler mounted on deck.
  • Feed system (patented) hydraulic cylinder / sliding gear track design, provides tremendous power (40,000lbs pullback), requiring less maintenance than conventional system with chains and sprockets or cables and sheaves.
  • Top head drive A variable 2-speed / torque, floating head provides smooth operation and helps the operator recognise specific formations while drilling. Top head hydraulically slides to the side, (off hole) for convenience of setting casing up to Range 2 length (34', 10.36m).
    Top head rotation 2 motor combination (2 option) planetary / spur gear
    4 speeds / torques
    0 to 172 rpm, 52,000 ft lbs torque
    0 to 230 rpm, 39,000 ft lbs. torque
    or
    0 to 221 rpm, 4,379 ft lbs. torque
    0 to 500 rpm, 1,938 ft lbs torque
  • Leveling Jacks
    2 front-mounted 36" stroke leveling jacks and.
    2 rear-mounted 36" stoke leveling jacks with independent controls
  • Split centraliser table centraliser base plate is split in half, rear half retracts hydraulically, and the front half swings out to accommodate casing and tools. Also includes an air-operated drill pipe holding wrench and hydraulic breakout wrench.
  • Controls left hand mounted, functionally grouped gauges and controls with twin fold-up platforms.

MARKET SUITABILITY OF DRILLING RIG FLEET Rigs #1 to #48

MarketRig 1, HD54MRig 2, YDX3LRig 3, T300MRig 5, YDX1800ARig 15, 1000Rig 24, DT250Rig 31, Cat CompRig 48, V100-NG
Water Well V good Poor V good Poor V good Good Poor V good
Geotechnical Poor V good V good V good Poor V good V good V good
Construction Good Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
Environmental Good V good V good V good Good V good V good V good
Seismic Poor Good V good Good V good V Good Good V good
Exploration V good V good V good V good Good V good V good V good
Coal V good V good V good V good Good V good Good V good
CBM Production V good Unsuitable Good Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Good
CBM Exploration V good Good Good Good Good Good Unsuitable Good
CBM Re-injection V good Good V good Good V good Good Unsuitable V good
CBM Pump/work-over V good Good V good V Good Good Good Unsuitable V good
UCG Production V good Unsuitable Good Good Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Good
Shallow Oil and Gas V good Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Good
Geothermal V good Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
Wash drill V good Good V good Good V good V Good Good V good
Core Good V good V good V good Poor V good V good V good

MARKET SUITABILITY OF DRILLING RIG FLEET Rigs #77 to #85

MarketRig 77, 6x6 Truck T300M#78, Heli Portable (x6)#79 4x4 Canter TechDrill 250#80, 8x4 Truck, GD 1500HD#81, 4x4 Tractor TechDrill 200#82, 4x4 Tractor TechDrill 200#83, 4x4 Tractor TechDrill 100#84, 4x4 Tractor TechDrill 100#85, 6x4 Truck, GD 1400W
Water Well V good Unsuitable Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
Geotechnical V good Poor V good V good V good V good V good V good V good
Construction V good Unsuitable Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
Environmental V good Good V good V good V good V good V good V good V good
Seismic V good Excellent V Good V good V Good V Good V Good V Good V good
Exploration V good Unsuitable V good V good V good V good V good V good V good
Coal V good Unsuitable V good V good V good V good V good V good V good
CBM Production Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Good
CBM Exploration Good Unsuitable Good Good Good Good Good Good Good
Re-injection V good Unsuitable Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
Pump/work-over V good Unsuitable Good V good Good Good Good Good V good
UCG Production Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Good Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Good
Oil and Gas Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable
Geothermal V good Unsuitable Good V good Good Good Good Good Good
Wash drill V good Excellent V Good V good V Good V Good V Good V Good V good
Core V good Poor V good V good V good V good V good V good Good

MARKET SUITABILITY OF DRILLING RIG FLEET Rigs #86 to #91

Market#86 4x4 Canter TechDrill 150Rig 87, 6x4 Truck Franks#88, 4x4 Truck, GD 500Rig 89, Trailer, Heli Gemco HP7#90, 4x4 Buggy, GD 500Rig 91, 6x6 Truck T300M
Water Well Good V good V good Poor V good V good
Geotechnical V good V good V good V good V good V good
Construction Good V good V good Good V good V good
Environmental V good V good V good V good V good V good
Seismic V Good V good V good Good V good V good
Exploration V good V good V good V good V good V good
Coal V good V good V good Good V good V good
CBM Production Unsuitable Good Good Unsuitable Good Good
CBM Exploration Good Good Good Unsuitable Good Good
Re-injection Good V good Poor Unsuitable Poor V good
Pump/work-over Good V good Poor Unsuitable Poor V good
UCG Production Unsuitable Good Good Unsuitable Good Good
Oil and Gas Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable Unsuitable
Geothermal Good V good Poor Poor Poor V good
Wash drill V Good V good V good Good V good V good
Core V good V good Good V good Good V good
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