25 March 2024 Foxdrill contributes to sustainable future energy source

Geothermal energy can play an important role in the energy transition. It is sustainable, reliable, predictable and available everywhere in the world. However, the water that contains the heat cannot be extracted from the ground everywhere. It depends on the subsoil, the rocks and layers of the earth. To get a better picture of our subsoil, Energie Beheer Nederland and TNO are carrying out the SCAN programme. This involves seismic research and exploratory drilling. Wagenborg Foxdrill is also involved.

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02 February 2024 Mixtank overhaul

Wagenborg Foxdrill's maintenance team recently completed the total overhaul of a mixtank. This tank has been used extensively in onshore well testing operations for more than three years. So it was high time for a major overhaul by the Foxdrill specialists.

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30 November 2023 Masterpiece in offshore lifting

The Wagenborg Foxdrill team recently completed a very special offshore lifting project: dismantling of a complete derrick on an offshore platform about 50 kilometers off the coast of Congo.

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13 July 2023 Inventive anode mounting solution for Caturix

Wagenborg Foxdrill's rope access team is about to embark on a special project: the installation of up to 288 anodes on the legs of the Caturix jack-up platform. The work is taking place at Dixstone Shipyard Holland's yard in Nieuwdorp, Zeeland, where the Caturix is currently undergoing a conversion.

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17 March 2023 Wagenborg Foxdrill joins Geothermie Nederland

Wagenborg Foxdrill recently joined Geothermie Nederland, the Dutch industry association for geothermal energy. Geothermie Nederland unites companies and organisations that are active in the Dutch geothermal sector and dedicates itself and its members to the availability of sustainable and affordable heat for citizens and companies.

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16 February 2023 LEEA Full Member status for Foxdrill!

A while ago, Wagenborg Foxdrill achieved the Full Member status of LEEA, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association. Recently, a surveillance audit round took place at Foxdrill’s offices in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands. An audit round which revealed that Wagenborg Foxdrill even exceeds the requirements for this LEEA Full Membership. Time for a short talk with Bart Oude Ophuis, Operations Manager at Wagenborg Foxdrill and responsible for the LEEA membership.

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02 January 2023 Training with Smart Lifting Tool

Wagenborg Foxdrill recently organized a special testing and training session at their own training facility in Oldenzaal. For a series of expected upcoming projects, extensive training with a very special lifting tool took place: the floating ginpole.

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14 December 2022 Wagenborg Foxdrill secures contract for Congo offshore derrick removal

Wagenborg Foxdrill was recently awarded the contract for a challenging offshore project: removing the derrick from the Dagda jack-up drilling rig. The Dagda platform is located about 50 kilometres off the coast of Congo, West Africa.

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