About Direct Horizontal
Direct Horizontal Drilling is Canada's premier horizontal directional drilling contractor with an extensive fleet of drilling rigs, an excellent team of knowledgeable and dependable people and the most successful history of river crossings in Canada. Direct Horizontal operates from coast to coast, headquartered out of Edmonton, Alberta and field locations throughout Western Canada. Direct Horizontal equipment and crews have extensive experience operating in extreme weather conditions.
Direct Horizontal’s drilling fleet includes its "Maxi Series" rigs and “Light Rig Series” both are well-known to customers to offer safe, efficient drilling operations as well as rapid rig up and high mobility. All “Maxi Series” rigs in Direct Horizontal’s fleet are high performance drilling rigs that are well suited for operating in extreme weather conditions.
Direct uses its internal manufacturing capabilities with feedback from our operating personnel to continue to provide innovations in horizontal directional drilling technology. These innovations help Direct Horizontal to continue to build new and upgraded equipment that helps customers drill safe, efficient water crossings and reduce overall risks of pipeline projects.
Direct Horizontal’s operations are enhanced through internal manufacturing, maintenance & repair and supply functions. These operating philosophies enable Direct Horizontal to provide excellent service to and create value for our customers.
Direct Horizontal is a industry leader in health, safety and environment (HSE). With training and employee initiatives, these programs consistently yield top-quality personnel for Direct Horizontal who exceed industry safety standards and customer expectations.
Direct Horizontals custom built rigs provide customers efficiency in horizontal drilling and is considered by customers to be the best high-tech rig in the industry today.