Category Archives: Deepwater Drilling

All the Pump, All the Rotary, All the Time Is Not Always the Answer


July 14th, 2015 | Chris Speziale

Welcome to the first edition of HXR’s Newsletter! In the coming months, we’ll be addressing issues that we all encounter on our drilling projects, and we hope we can share some insights that may help improve operations. We’d appreciate your feedback, and if we can establish a dialogue between engineers and geoscience professionals then we’ve achieved our goal.

What Does HXR Stand for?


June 24th, 2015 | Chris Speziale

Good question! HXR is an acronym for Horizontal eXtended Reach.

And what do we do?

HXR is a U.S.-based drilling engineering and technology company that specializes in Extended Reach and Deepwater Drilling. We provide complete well design and feasibility studies, rigsite-based drilling engineering and supervision, advanced pore pressure modeling and analysis, and real-time wellbore stability and geomechanics services. In addition, we provide ERD training courses for supervisory personnel.