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Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Oil and natural gas provide over half of the world’s energy, with distribution pipelines sharing common right-of-way with transportation infrastructure. Both networks are important to the public and will continue to safely grow with the use of trenchless technology. Both networks not only heat our homes, generate electricity, and provide fuel for our vehicles, they are a key ingredient in many common products we use every day.

To find out more information on common trenchless techniques suitable for the oil and gas industry, please explore the following methods, or feel free to contact one of our experienced sales staff for additional information.

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Pilot Tube Method Akkerman Inc. Auger Boring Akkerman Inc. Microtunneling Akkerman Inc. Pipe Jacking & Utility Tunneling Akkerman Inc.

Oil & Gas Case Studies

Digging Deeper – July 2023

Airport Pipeline Project Design Engineer: Metro Horizontal BoringLocation: Atlanta, GeorgiaGround Conditions: Sandy Clays to Firm ClaysType of Installation: Guided Auger BoringMaterial: 20-in x 0.5-wall x 20-ft Steel CasingFootage Installation: 200-lf, 6-ft ground coverEquipment: Akkerman 240A GBM, P4075D Power Pack, Guidance System, Akkerman lube system, 20-in WORH Adapter Assisted by Akkerman’s Field Service Technician, Lamont Andrews, […]


Why you need a new TBM vs an old one?

If you are wondering, why do I need a new TBM vs an old one that I already own? One of the key benefits of owning an Akkerman TBM Series 2, is the interchangeable cutter heads feature that can rock up to 15,000 psi and the ability to tackle different ground conditions with the high […]


Digging Deeper – June 2023

Iqudan Q Line South Project Design Engineer: E.R. Itshaky-Microtunneling IsrealLocation: Bat Yam, IsraelGround Conditions: Sliplining an existing and active sewer lineType of Installation: Rehabilitation – Sliplining MethodMaterial: 70 to 78-in GRPFootage Installation: 4,970-lf total (2,510-lf longest)Equipment: Akkerman SLS-100 Sliplining System The Q Line South Project required multiple diameters of GRP pipe ranging from 1,800-2,000-mm (70-78-in). […]


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