Janco's accomplishments in the Drilling Industry are very extensive, but we are especially proud of our record with water crossing. A few of them are:
  1. 5 separate HDD's in a grid network for Trafigura in Corpus Christi, each 5,000 feet long. These have 14 individual pipes of sizes 3" through 20" each bundle.

  2. 10,400 feet in Houston Ship Channel for Oxy/Chemical 6" and 2" Bundle.

  3. 5,400 feet across Mississippi River for Petrologistics 10" and 12" Bundle.

  4. 8,000 feet of 20" across the Red River for Center Point Energy.

  5. 2 - 3,200 feet of 16" in Lake Pontchartrain for Kinder Morgan.

  6. 3,800 feet of 30" HDPE across Lake Waco for the City of Waco, Texas.

  7. 8,700 feet of 10" across Smiths Bay for Denbury.

  8. 9,400 feet of Drill and Leave across the Potomac River in Maryland for the Federal Government going into Quantico Marine Base.

  9. 4,400 feet of 24" across the Hudson River in New York for Verizon.

  10. 2,800 feet of DUAL 20" across the Passaic River in New Jersey for Verizon.

  11. Over 100,000 feet of various drills across the Houston Ship Channel for companies such as Enterprise, Kinder Morgan, Oil Tanking Oxy.

  12. JANCO has successfully completed over 100,000 feet of Barge Drills for Broussard Brothers and for Companies such as Hillcorp, Exxon, Kinder Morgan, and Shell.

  13. During 2014 Janco successfully installed a total of 164,417 feet of HDD's of various diameters of pipe ranging from 6" to 36" And lengths up to 8,000 feet on individual HDD's. We had 4 HDD's of over 7,000 feet during 2014; And a single Project for Enterprise Products that consisted of 37,212 feet of 30" HDD's.

  14. In 2015 Janco successfully installed a total of 106,132 feet of HDD's of various diameters ranging from 6" to 16" and lengths up to 7,500 feet on individual HDD's. Janco had a single project for Phillips during 2015 that consisted of 33,563 feet of 18" HDD's.


Houston, Mountain Belview and Port Author

Large Diameter Single Pipe Drills:
  • Enterprise Mountain Belview, TX - 2008-2013:
    21 Separate 36" Diameter HDD's ranging from 2,000' to 5,000' in length at various locations in their multiple plant sites.

  • Energy Transfer Corporation: Mountain Belview, TX - 2010-2012:
    Seven separate crossings pulling HDPE Pipe of 36", 42" and 48" diameters ranging from 1,500 feet to 2,800 feet each to tie their new facilities together.

  • Oil Tanking Projects in Port Arthur and Houston, Texas - 2008-2013:
    36" Steel Crossings, including Houston Channel, of lengths ranging from 2,000 feet to 4,800 feet. One of the 36" crossings in Port Aurthur required a 42" casing pipe Over the 36". That one had .500 W.T. 42" crossing outer pipe with a .750 W.T. 36" inner pipe in it when we pulled it.

  • Seaway 36" 2012-2013:
    Multiple 36" crossings in the Houston area for the Enterprise 36" Seaway Project Lengths from 1,500 feet to 3,500 feet each piece.


Corpus Christi


Completed in February of 2014, this complex Project in Corpus Christi, Texas was for Trafigura Energy Corporation. There were five separate HDD's of approximately 5,000 feet each that were separated by only 15 feet horizontally, each having a 38 degree horizontal curve, but separated by only 20 linear feet at exit. The drills consisted of a dual 16" bundle, a 4 pipe bundle consisting of a 20", a 16" and 2 - 10", a 3 pipe bundle consisting of a 24", 12" and 4"; another 4 pipe bundle consisting of 16", a 12", a 8" and a 3". And 5th drill was a single 12". A total of 14 separate pipes, 5,000" @, all within a horizontal spread of only 60 feet.

Various Houston Ship Channel Crossings


Archeologial Drill


Mississippi River


Lake Waco 30"


Marsh Crossing Off of Barges for Hillcorp Corporation

Galveston Ship Channel 36"


Potomac River


Shell Plant 30" Ship Channel Crossing



  • Trinity River 2008 12 @ 5348
  • Sabine River 2008 20 @ 1595'
  • Mississippi River 2009 (2) 12 @ 3375
  • Red River 2009- 20 @ 7117
  • Neches River 2009 4 @ 4911
  • Toledo Bend 2009 8 @ 5239
  • Galveston Bay 2009 4 @ 8593
  • Potomoc River 2009 6 @ 9500'
  • Sabine River 2010 12 @4068
  • 2010 20 @ 4226
  • Lake Waco 2011 20 @ 3705
  • Canadian River 2011 16 @ 2419
  • Ship Channel 2012 30 @ 4405, 2012 2 & 6 BD @ 4219
  • 2012 2 & 6 BD @ 5977
  • North Lake Ponchartrain 2012 16 @ 2583
  • South Lake Ponchartrain 2012 16 @ 3636
  • Neches River 2013 12 @ 9529
  • West of Neches River 2013 12 @ 7445
  • Mud Branch and Wetlands 2013 24 @1690
  • Black Lake Bayou & Wetlands 2013 24 @ 3813
  • Leatherman Creek & Wetlands 2013 24 @ 3654
  • Wetlands or off Barge
  • Intercoastal Pecan Island Off Barge 2014 4 @ 3917
  • Intercoastal Four Isle Marsh Off Barge 2014 2 & 4 BD @ 5350
  • Intercoastal Four Isle Marsh Off Barge 2014 2 & 4 BD @ 7617
  • MAG Cypress Creek 2014 20" BD @ 4751
  • HDD's Total 164,417'- from 6" to 36" 2014 Enterprise 30" @ 37,212
  • HDD's Total 106,132'- from 6" to 36" 2015 Phillips 18 @ 33,563


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