Horizontal Directional Drilling

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Go From Point A To Point B With UPI

Horizontal Drilling

When trenching or excavating is not practical, United Piping Inc. (UPI) is able to provide the latest Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) equipment and experienced operators for jobs large and small. UPI's HDD capabilities are backed by many years of leadership experience in the pipeline industry with a large portfolio of successful, completed projects. We've seen it all. We've worked with natural gas, crude, utility, telecom, and other pipeline projects. Guaranteed, on any given project, unforeseen challenges will present themselves. That's when we step up to ensure your project exceeds your - as well as our - standards.

Our highly trained workforce uses specialized equipment which allows for the installation of the largest diameter pipelines in our industry (8" up to 48" diameter pipe). We have six of these specialized drills in our fleet. This equipment includes:

  • Vermeer rig capable of 1.3 million pounds' pullback
  • Prime Drilling rig capable of 800,000 pounds' pullback
  • Vermeer rig capable of 330,000 - 500,000 pounds' pullback
  • American Auger rig capable of 240,000 pounds' pullback
  • American Auger rig capable of 210,000 pounds' pullback
  • Vermeer rig capable of 140,000 pounds' pullback

With our experience in intersect boring, we can drill in excess of 20,000 feet. We also own other necessary support equipment, including power systems, drilling fluid reclaimer systems, drill stem, tooling and drilling support equipment so that your projects run more efficiently.

Horizontal Directional Drilling Services:

  • HDD Design and Surveying Capabilities
  • IR Prevention Plan
  • Down-Hole Pressure Monitoring
  • Specialists in Pipe Recovery and Rescue
  • Ability for Multiple Rigs on Site
  • Fleet of On- and Off-Road Trucks
  • Large Diameter Casing Installation
  • Experience with Drilling in all Soil Conditions
  • Extensive Experience in Technical Intersect Bores
  • Specialized Steering Systems
  • Pipe Ramming and Centralizing
  • Specialists in Hard Rock Applications

HDD is an economical and environmentally-friendly method for the installation of pipelines underneath roads, highways, railroads, rivers, wetlands and buildings. With United Piping, you get a team of the nation's most experienced drillers with proven history. To learn more about our Horizontal Directional Drilling services, see our contact us page.