Underground Coal Gasification Monitoring Well

Location : Rotongaro, Waikato

Possibly New Zealand's most complex instrument arrays set in a single slim hole. A significant number of the Drill Force crew have been trained in the handling, installation and completion of these unique monitoring wells. Drill Force worked closely with the client and their material suppliers to develop the drilling plan, installation plan and specialist equipment to make these wells and the project a success.

Depth : Typically around 400m

Drilling Method : Mixture of selected wire line cored portions and rotary wash drill

Number of Wells : 1 of 5 in project