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Environmental Drilling

Because SGS specialises in environmental drilling services we have the latest equipment and techniques to meet your project’s needs. Our technological expertise and knowledge of environmental laws and regulations means you can be confident your project’s environmental drilling solution is sound and safe.

Because each drilling project has a unique environment, we rigorously assess your project and formulate a bespoke approach to meet your aims. Whether you are drilling a small borehole or monitoring well, taking soil samples, or installing a wind turbines in an ocean bed, we can help you. Our team will ensure your project is a success, with improved health and safety conditions and reduced environmental impact.

We have a large and multi-disciplined, high-quality environmental drilling services team, providing a range of state-of-the-art techniques to suit your environment. Our range of equipment can work in environments with limited access (an underground well) or larger areas (under the sea bed). Based on your site and the results you need, we select the best methods, equipment and the best people. Our highly experienced team becomes your team, combining speed and safety to do the job efficiently and economically.

Our environmental drilling teams are highly trained to comply with the latest industry and environmental laws and regulations. Because we stay thoroughly informed of all the latest laws, we take that burden from you and your team. To ensure up-to-the-minute compliance with industry health and safety regulations, we have a loss prevention system in place and all our technical staff undergo regular health and safety training.

We pioneered and set standards of excellence in environmental drilling. With the experience of successfully managing thousands of environmental drilling projects, we have a track record of meeting complex challenges with innovative solutions.

Our key drilling services include:

  • Stabilising borehole areas
  • Removing waste
  • Installing monitoring wells to measure the quality of ground water in situations where contamination is suspected or known
  • Installing recovery wells to pump and treat contaminated water
  • Collecting water, soil and gas samples for analysis
  • Pump tests
  • Multiport well installation to sample ground water at closely spaced intervals for investigations and remediation systems
  • Decommissioning and sealing of wells

To ensure the right approach for your project’s success, contact the SGS environmental services team.

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