Overall Experience

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Laney Directional Drilling has over 29 years of Trenchless Technology construction experience and has installed more than 2,800 Trenchless Crossings and 990 miles of Trenchless Pipelines. Here are several notable accomplishments within this portfolio:

  • Completed Projects in 40 US States and 13 Countries on 6 Continents.
  • 238 International crossings ranging from 4” to 48” up to 6,500’ in length.
  • 81 crossings over lengths greater than 5,000’.
  • 18 crossings over lengths greater than 7,000’.
  • 8 crossings over lengths greater than 9,000’.
  • World Record installation of 10,971 at the time of completion in 2012.
  • Nearly 400 major river crossings ranging from 2” to 42” up to 9,700’ in length.

The following list highlights the longest and most complex HDD projects as well as several international projects completed by Laney Directional Drilling. A complete list of experience is available upon request.

Crossing Type Diameter Length Location 
Intracoastal Waterway Crossing 42 6,678 Lousiana 
Bay Crossing - South Bay Channel 42 5,950 Texas 
Bayou Crossing 42 5,696 Lousiana 
Bayou Crossing 36 7,479 Texas 
River Crossing - Trinity River 36 7,313 Texas 
Lake Crossing - Lake Bistineau 36 5,792 Louisiana 
Channel Crossing - Houston Ship Channel 30 8,340 Texas 
River Crossing - San Jacinto River 30 5,816 Texas 
Creek Crossing 30 5,799 Texas 
Facility Entry Crossing 30 5,778 Texas 
Channel Crossing - Corpus Christi Ship Channel 20 9,899 Texas 
River Crossing - Calcasieu River 20 9,708 Louisiana 
Channel Crossing - Houston Ship Channel 20 7,168 Texas 
Bay Crossing - Nueces Bay 16 7,303 Texas 
Bay Crossing - Nueces Bay 16 7,250 Texas 
Channel Crossing - Houston Ship Channel 12 11,625 Texas 
Channel Crossing - Houston Ship Channel 12 9,643 Texas 
Bay Crossing - Barnegat Bay 12 9,008 New Jersey 
Bayou Crossing 12 8,222 Alaska 
Bay Crossing - Nueces Bay 10 9,865 Texas 
Bay Crossing - Lavaca Bay 10 7,733 Texas 
River Crossing - Mississippi River 8 7,411 Lousiana 
River Crossing - Mississippi River 8 7,213 Louisiana 
Lake Crossing - Lake Houston 6 10,971 Texas 

Direct Pipe®

The first execution of Direct Pipe® was the Rhine River crossing near Worms, Germany in September 2007. Since then, there have been approximately 103 crossings completed worldwide as of September 2018. Laney Directional Drilling is a global leader in the technology having completed 11 installations totaling over 23,000 feet of pipeline. This is longer than any other contractor in North America. In addition, Laney has completed the two (2) longest crossings in North America and recently set the world record at the time of completion in length completing a 4,900-ft shore approach in South Texas beneath the Gulf of Mexico. All Laney Experience Includes:

STATE CROSSING DISTANCE PIPE DIAM. MTBM
DIAM. 
DOC PRODUCT
PIPE 
PA Creek Crossing 1,423 42" 48" 07/08/13 48" STEEL 
TX Waterway Crossing 3,506 48" 48" 05/12/15 30" HDPE 
TX Creek Crossing 1,850 42" 42" 08/12/15 16" STEEL 
LA Future Plant Site 1,777 36" 42" 02/26/16 36" STEEL 
LA Future Plant Site 1,610 36" 42" 02/06/16 36" STEEL 
LA Future Plant Site 930 36" 42" 01/22/16 36" STEEL 
TX Levee Crossing  2,100 42" 42" 04/09/16 42" STEEL 
TX Levee Crossing 2,100 42" 42" 05/05/16 8" & 12" STEEL 
TX Salt Lake Canal 1,866 42" 42" 07/08/16 30" STEEL 
LA Highway Crossing 855 42" 42" 08/16/17 42" STEEL 
TX Gulf of Mexico 
(Shore Approach)
5,000 42" 42" 12/16/17 42" STEEL