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Drilling

Energyline provides Drilling Consultancy services to the power systems industry.

Energyline Drilling services has substantial expertise in geotechnical/environmental drilling, and in-situ testing, throughout the United Kingdom.

Our low ground bearing drilling fleet has been specially adapted for use in soft peatland terrain to minimise ground disturbance. This is valuable where our clients have landowner concerns or are working in environmentally sensitive sites.

We are members of the British Drilling Association (BDA) and our drilling teams are BDA accredited / NVQ Level 2 in land drilling, as well as CSCS, EFAW, BESC, SSSTS and SMSTS and provide:

Experience

We have extensive Drilling experience across the Energy Sector
Rotary drilling (Comacchio 205 and 300 soft track equipment).
Dynamic / window sampling (DART 317).
Trial pitting.
Groundwater and gas monitoring installations.
SPT and U/UT100 and geo-environmental sampling.
Shoring support systems for excavation inspections including concrete core drilling for buried foundation assessments.

Support

We provide a range of support services and activities to our Drilling projects
We are members of the British Drilling Association (BDA) and our drilling teams are BDA accredited / NVQ Level 2 in land drilling, as well as CSCS, EFAW, BESC, SSSTS and SMSTS.
Our drilling services are supported by a team of experienced geotechnical and geo-environmental engineers who provide logging and supervisory services in accordance with relevant British Standards and Eurocodes.
Our rotary fleet come supplied with wheeled or mounted compressors and water bowsers to support drilling in a variety of terrains. Energyline can supply ‘Symmetrix’ drilling and casing system which allows for drilling through unstable ground.

Technologies

We use the latest technologies with Drilling projects
We have a wide range of all-terrain support vehicles including Unimogs, Hagglunds, Marookas, Softrak 140, Argocats and 4WD welfare units.
Insitu CBR testing, including Mexe Cone Penetrometer.
Dynamic cone penetrometer (DCP).
Soil and peat augering.
Thermal resistivity testing (field and laboratory) for underground cable schemes.
Earth resistivity testing
BRE365 Soakway tests.

Drilling Projects Case Studies

Aberarder NeSTS Ground Investigation (Monadhliath Mountain Range)

Completion of exploratory multiphase ground investigation on high altitude site for proposed new prototype tower construction within Cairngorms National Park.

V-Route 132kV OHL Refurbishment (Borders)

Energyline performed as Principal Contractor for the management of extensive geotechnical investigation of an ~100km long overhead line in the Borders region, managing stringent environmental and grantor restrictions.

Mybster – Shin Ground Investigation (Sutherland)

Management of three month Foundation Evaluation Study investigation phase to determine suitability of existing foundation on 100km OHL route on Scotland’s north-east coastal route.

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