WorldWide Drilling Resource

~ From the Cover ~ THI Water Well / ESCO Leasing • 1604 Highway 59 North • Bowie, TX 76230 SEMCO S30,000 Basic Pump Hoist, 50' derrick extension, 84" wide derrick conversion, PTO direct-mount pump, 10-speed, hydro breakout cylinder, behind-the-cab outriggers, HD Cathead, 2-speed winch w/grooved drum, sandreel 3,000' capacity, hydraulic oil cooler quad fans 12V DC, light kit for mast, power arm, power tong hook-up, (2) 96" toolboxes, 22' flatbed, factory mounted w/hydraulic oil on 2009 International 4400. SEMCO INC. SEMCO INC. PO Box 1216 • 7595 US Hwy 50 N Lamar CO 81052 719-336-9006 • Fax: 719-336-2402 E-mail: Proudly Made in the United States of America - delivered WorldWide ! WorldWide Drilling Resource ® The complete magazine for the drilling industry worldwide, owned by drilling industry associates dedicated to bringing the most up-to-date technology and information to subscribers. Covering construction-geotechnical , directional , environmental , exploration-blasthole , shallow gas & oil, geothermal, mining , water well , irrigation , wastewater ; from bits, to pumps, to rigs, to tanks, through wire and more - whatever it takes to get the drilling job completed ! Managing Publisher/CEO/President: Veronica I. “Ronnie” Jones Vice President: Troy Cunningham Chief Marketing Officer: Ed Moranski Office Administrator: Michele Stevens Editor: Bonnie Love Associate Editor: Caleb Whitaker Public Relations Professionals: Brenda Helms Jan Allen Betsy Willett Kathy Heinrich Production/Webmaster: Marcel Schimpf Representative: Marie Cunningham Editorial Contributors for this month: Mark Battersby Tim Connor Jim Kuebelbeck Thomas Kwader Tim Rasmussen “Billy Bob Smith” Britt Storkson Peter Tavino Harold White Robert Evans Wilson, Jr. Jeremy Wire Hyd/Eng Consultant: Thomas Kwader, Ph.D.,P.G. Consultant: Mary Ann Pelletier * Editorial contributions & advertisements include statements of fact and opinions that are the sole responsibility of the author and/or companies and do not necessarily imply any opinion of the owners, management, or staff of WorldWide Drilling Resource ® . Images may have been altered for clarity. Complete advertising information may be found at: or by calling 850-547-0102. WorldWide Drilling Resource ® makes every effort not to place advertisements for “like” products on the same page in our publication; this may occur however, due to size and space within the publication. We regret any inconvenience this may cause our advertisers. WorldWide Drilling Resource ® i s published monthly by WorldWide Drilling Resource, Inc., a Florida Corporation PO Box 660 (3089 Northride Lane) Bonifay FL 32425-0660. Telephone: 850-547-0102 Fax: 850-547-0329 E-mail: Website: Copyright 2017, WorldWide Drilling Resource, inc. Seen by countless WorldWide. Publication Agreement No. 40892520. Back issues may be requested. Cost per issue $10.00 USD. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any manner without the strict written consent of the publish- ers. Advertising rates furnished upon request. Editorial contributions are wel- come subject to editorial review.* Wor ldWide Dr i l l ing Resource ® reserves the right to refuse any advertisement . NEVER SAY NEVER! Here we are about to begin another “new” adventure - but with a very familiar face to this company - WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE . . . AND WELCOME ABOARD Ed Moranski in his NEW POSiTiON as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO ) of WorldWide Drilling Resource, inc. As many know, Ed has many years of experience in the drilling industry as well as market- ing. We feel with his knowledge and ability to sit down and talk one-on-one, listen intently to each of you as to what you feel you need to effectively market your equipment, products, and services, he may then be able to help you get there - thus increasing your profit with a minimal amount of extra effort. We are excited about this NEW position and Ed’s return to WWDR . You can reach him directly at 850-768-1259, through the main office 850-547-0102, or See you on the trail! No frowners allowed! Ronnie, Managing Publisher ronnie@ With pen (computer) in hand... ATTENTION ADVERTISERS ... 2018 Marketing Guides are in the works. Get ready! Please call 850-547-0102 to update your company’s contact information today! 2 AUGUST 2017 WorldWide Drilling Resource ®