HDD Industry

Sharewell is the leading supplier of downhole drilling tools, guidance systems, and services for the Horizontal Directional Drilling industry.

Partnering with contractors involved in pipeline, telecommunications, and utility projects, Sharewell is your complete solution for any size HDD project.

Sharewell was founded in 1985 utilizing downhole technology from the oilfield to become the first service company in the world dedicated solely to servicing the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) pipeline and utility industry.

Sharewell partnered with Tensor, Inc. in 1986 to develop the patented Tru-Tracker system of locating downhole steering sensors. This system has been utilized to successfully complete millions of feet of pilot hole since.

In 1992 Sharewell introduced an entire line of downhole tooling making us the first HDD service company to provide a complete tooling package to its HDD contractors.

As the industry grew, rock formations became more prevalent leading Sharewell to partner with Downhole Design, Inc to develop a hole opener that could be used to cut multiple hole sizes on a single body, while limiting the amount of torque the drilling rig would be subjected too. This was the birth of the Lo Torque hole opener.

In 2016 Sharewell began collaborating with Smith Bits – A Schlumberger Company to announce its new Gemini HDD product line of ultra-premium pilot hole bits and hole-opener cutters. Available in both milled tooth and tungsten carbide, these new products are the result of Sharewell HDD's significant underground experience combined with the advanced technology and bit design expertise of Smith Bits.

Sharewell continues to seek out strategic partnerships to provide quality service to the HDD industry.  We are currently developing a fiber-optic gyro steering tool for use in the HDD industry.  Sharewell’s staff has over a century of drilling experience and has successfully drilled over 4,000,000, 000 feet of pilot hole.

Sharewell has earned its customers’ trust by consistently delivering reliability, innovation, and performance since it was established in 1985.