Product Company: Michels Corporation

Michels Sets North American HDD Record on Northern Courier Pipeline

Michels used horizontal directional drilling (HDD) beneath the Athabasca River on Nov. 21 to complete a company record 1.36-mile installation – the longest in North America for a 42-inch pipe.

The 7,200-foot crossing is located near Fort MacKay, Alberta, about one hour north of Fort McMurray. The crossing, part of the TCPL Northern Courier Pipeline Project, involved installing a 42-inch casing pipe with six HDDs and one Direct Pipe™.

Michels, Precision Pipeline Awarded Contracts for Dakota Access Pipeline

November 2015, Vol. 242, No. 11

Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC has awarded Michels Pipeline Construction, a Division of Michels Corporation, and Precision Pipeline, LLC construction contracts for multiple segments along the 1,134-mile Dakota Access Pipeline.

Once completed, the project will transport light sweet crude oil from the Bakken and Three Forks production areas in North Dakota to Patoka, IL where shippers will be able to access multiple markets, including Midwest, East Coast and Gulf Coast regions.

JV Selected By TransCanada To Build Keystone XL Pipeline

November 2011, Vol. 238 No. 11

TransCanada Corp. has selected Quanta Services-owned Price Gregory Services to be part of MPS Constructors, a joint venture made up of Michels Corp., Price Gregory Services and Sheehan Pipe Line Construction, that will build the 1,179-mile section of Keystone XL between Hardisty, Alberta, to Steele City, NB, and related infrastructure that are part of the project.