JOBS & PROJECTS FRIESEN DRILLERS

Friesen Drillers Ltd. has anywhere between 2 to 5 crews out on jobsites daily.

Some of our recent and major projects include the following:

Marathon, Ontario- January 10-142012

Scope of work:

  • This project entails drilling 8" surface casing to 300 feet with 6" casing advance to 680 feet at 70 ° angle with DR 12W
  • Crew completing this task are Peter Friesen with Mark & Robert from Andrews & Sons Drilling

Peace Towers, Winnipeg- November 2011-Current

Scope of work:

  • This project entails the drilling of 48 geothermal holes. This job will utilize our DR 12W and our Sonic SDC-450. Both rigs will be operating simultaneously on this small area. Crew completing this task are Peter Friesen, Jay St. Godard, Chris Loeppky, Mason Friesen & Mel Brown.

Waverly West- October 14th, 2011

  • Well installation and pump testing.
  • Job performed by Jay St. Godard & Mason Friesen.

Jenpeg Generating Station- October 2011

Scope of work:

  • This project was to drill from a barge platform to supply anchor supports which attached to 2 ½" cables to secure anchor buoys. These anchor buoys are put in place to anchor a flotation ring support a flotation ring to prevent ice jams to inlet of the generating station.
  • Jenpeg is a MB Hydro generating station provides electricity to northern Manitoba, it is located 525 km north of Winnipeg on the west channel of Nelson River where it flows into Cross Lake. This project was accomplished by James Friesen and Mel Brown.

Labrador Iron Mine, Scheffeville, Quebec- April 30- August 31st 2011

Scope of work:

    • This project is a joint effort with Davidson Drilling Limited
    • Schefferville is located in Quebec, Canada bordering the province of Labrador. This project is estimated to take 90 days. with 2 crews rotating on 12 hr shifts to operate 24 hrs a day. The rig used for this job is the DR 24. 3 Compressors in addition to the rig compressor will be utilized to accomplish this project operated by Peter Friesen, Steve Klassen, Joe Billings, Chris Loeppky, Chris Wilson, and others TBA.
    • A 12" production de-watering well will start out with 20" surface casing advanced to approx 50 ft
    • We will then advance 16" casing to approx 150 ft
    • The 15" hole will be drilled to TD of approx 350 ft.
    • The well will fiinish off with 140 ft of screen with 12" casing running from top to total depth.

Red Lake Airport, Ontario -Aug 2010

Scope of work:

  • Geothermal ground loop installation at the airport.
  • Red Lake Airport is located approximately 2 1/2 hrs north of Vermillion Bay. This project is estimated to take 14-20 days.
  • The rig used for this job is the DR 12 operated by Peter Friesen & Steve Klassen.

Husky Well rehabilitation at Bolney, Saskatchewan -June 2010

Scope of work:

  • Rehabilitation of well
  • Chlorination of well
  • This project was completed by Jim Shoemaker running our 1250 Failing rig.
  • This project took one month to complete with 2 crew changes.

Canwell 2010, Winnipeg, Manitoba -May 2010

Scope of work:

  • Display units for Sonic Drill and Laibe
  • PDC Bit drill off. One of our Versa Drill V100NG with Chris Loeppky at the controls with Harry Wiebe as helper claimed the victory
  • Various involment from 'The Friesen Group' in the Outdoor drilling demonstration and assistance with organization of the tradeshow.

Winnipeg Learning Centre Pine Falls, Manitoba -April 2010

Scope of work:

  • Geothermal Ground loops consisting of 55 holes @ 320' deep each
  • grouting of geothermal holes
  • drilling of supply well
  • This project was completed with Steve Klassen and Rob Parent drilling with our Schramm and DR 12 drilling rigs.

Barrick Hemlo Mine, Ontario -March/ April, 2010

Scope of work:

  • Hydrogeological packer testing & Well installation
  • characterizing the hydraulic conductivity og the upper bedrock
  • This work was completed by Peter Friesen, Graham Martin & Steve Klassen

Rafferty Dam town well, Saskatchewan

Scope of work:

  • Core sampling, soil investifation, slope indicator installation of vibration rods. This involved pressing transducers into the ground to measure the ground pressure.
  • Rafferty Dam is located on a service river just down from the Almeda dam.
  • The rig used for this job was our Sonic SDC 450-15 with James Friesen as operator & Peter Friesen drillers assistant.

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Ashern, Manitoba:

Coronach, Saskatchewan

Manitoba Hydro Building, Downtown Winnipeg

scope of work:

  • Geothermal Loops

Barens River, MB

Scope of work:

  • 45° Angle holes were drilled for the MTS towers to accept DywiDag system anchor posts. These are a threaded rod that is set into arctic cement grout that anchor cables to secure the towers.
  • Rig used for completion of this job was our TH-70