Leading the Way

Michels is regarded as the North American leader in Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), and we are determined to stay on top. Our record-setting drills are supported by an unrivaled fleet of 20 large rigs with up to 1.2 million pounds of drilling thrust/pulling power.

Michels has successfully completed HDD crossings in all 50 states, Canada, along the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders, and internationally. Our highly respected HDD staff includes some of the most knowledgeable, talented and experienced leaders in the industry who work together to set industry records, and to develop new methods and design and fabricate equipment to expand the possibilities for using HDD in increasingly challenging situations.

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Projects

<p>The Bakken Missouri River Crossing Project connects an existing compressor station located in the Bakken shale oil fields in Williams County, North Dakota, to a natural gas gathering system located in McKenzie County, North Dakota.</p>

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Bakken Missouri River Crossing

North Dakota

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Bakken Missouri River Crossing

Michels completed a complex design-build construction project for the Jacksonville Electric Authority performing horizontal directional drilling (HDD), reaming and pullback operations for a 36" steel water main that spanned 6,575'.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

St. John's River Crossing Design Build

Florida

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St. John's River Crossing Design Build

Michels redesigned and used horizontal directional drilling to complete a 2,384-foot crossing of 12-inch STW pipe under the Missouri River.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Glacier Replacement HDD

Montana

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Glacier Replacement HDD

Michels was contracted to install two new sections of a 10-inch pipeline beneath the Anchor River as critical links to complete an expansion project.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Anchor River Crossings

Alaska

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Anchor River Crossings

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Michigan & Ohio

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Nexus Gas Transmission Pipeline

Michels installed a 4,000-foot land-to-land and a 1,600-foot water-to-land installation of 16-inch pipe.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Salem Lateral

Massachusetts

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Salem Lateral

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