Deep Hole Drilling with Wireline Equipment

  • R. James Savage
Conference paper
Part of the Exploration of the Deep Continental Crust book series (EXPLORATION)


Heath & Sherwood Drilling has developed over the past 17 years, some unique equipment and procedures for the drilling of deep diamond cored holes. This paper will present some details on the rod strings, derricks, drill equipment, and techniques used by Heath & Sherwood Drilling to drill wireline cored holes to over 15,000 feet in depth.


Drill Pipe Core Tube Pilot Hole Core Recovery Precambrian Shield 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. James Savage
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  1. 1.Heath & Sherwood Drilling (1986) Inc.Kirkland LakeCanada

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