Open Loop Geothermal

Client: Wilko, Worksop, Nottingham
Location: County Durham, Uk

Application: Geothermal
Geology: Shearwood Sandstones

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling Ltd were sub contracted in to drill two large diameter Open loop geothermal wells. On this project we worked along side Carbon zero Consulting and Wyatt Bros.

Using the Dr-24 we Dual Rotary drilled 17.8 metres of 508 mm casing and installed and cemented 25 metres of 406 mm steel casing. We then drilled open hole at 375mm to a depth of 98.6 metres. 
 
The rig is equipment with a flushing head which allows us to capture and divert and the returns into a skip. 
Equipment Used:

Foremost DR-24 - Dual Rotary Drilling Rig

Volvo Support Truck

JCB Telehandler

Mini Digger

Drilling Methods: Dual Rotary Drilling, Down the hole hammer.