The Oil & Gas industry places tremendous importance on safety and the integrity of underground infrastructure.
To achieve this goal, non-destructive methods of excavation are required to expose existing infrastructure prior to machine excavation. Today, many facility owners and pipeline operators go even further and specify that all excavations around buried facilities must be performed by hydrovac excavation.
As a result, Badger’s hydrovac service can add value to projects in various segments of the Oil & Gas sector, including Production, Pipelines, and Refineries.
Badger makes quick work of pipeline crossings. With accurate locates, a Badger Operator can daylight a pipeline buried 8’ deep in 10 to 30 minutes.
Badger’s speed and non-destructive nature make it the right choice for larger excavations, such as inspection pits. Badger Operators can hydrovac between 3yd3
per hour and add a precise slope to create a safe workspace.
A refinery project called for a large area with numerous buried facilities to be excavated. Badger deployed multiple units to lower the grade by 6’, thereby exposing the buried network of pipes and structures.