WorldWide Drilling Resource®

6 OCTOBER 2020 WorldWide Drilling Resource ® Proudly Made in the United States of America - delivered WorldWide ! WorldWide Drilling Resource 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 Public Relations Professionals: Kathy Heinrich Carol Schimpf Sheryl Day Production/Webmaster: Marcel Schimpf Representative: Marie Cunningham Editorial Contributors for this month: Tom Ballard Mark Battersby Tim Connor Jim Kuebelbeck Thomas Kwader Tim Rasmussen “Billy Bob Smith” Britt Storkson Harold White Robert Evans Wilson, Jr. 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: www.worldwidedrillingresource .com 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. Telepho ne: 850-547-0102 Fax: 850-547-0329 E-mail: wwdr@worldwidedrilli Website: www.worldwidedrilling resou Copyright 2020, 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 publishers. Advertising rates furnished upon request. Editorial contributions are welcome subject to editorial review.* WorldWide Drilling Resource ® reserves the right to refuse any advertisement . We Recycle WorldWide DownHome DrillFest™ Branson, Missouri October 28-30, 2020. All information available at: With pen (computer) in hand . . . Veronica I. Ronnie Jones, Managing Publisher 850-547-0102 Can’t wait to see you! Troy Ed Michele Bonnie Marcel Carol Sheryl Marie Kathy Ronnie This message is for all those hardworking men and women in our drilling industry. It is sincerely sent from the WWDR Team. Come to Branson, and have some YOU time! - Spend it with us! Won’t you join us? n y Outdoor exhibit tents are in high demand, Please send your exhibit forms without delay. All forms online. Call for information 850-547-0102. Exhibits, Entertainment, Continuing Education, and More. Featured Articles for October - All Things Drilling Flood Prevention Page 30 Breaker/Hammer Maintenance Page 27 Permian Highway Pipeline Page 18 Final Rules for Gas and Oil Page 23 Next Generation Hybrid Geothermal System Page 38 Selecting a Check Valve Page 42