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Innovative Drilling Technologies

EQT helped pioneer advanced drilling technologies in the Appalachian Basin and is applying innovative techniques that have the potential to positively impact our operations and those of our peers, promising to revolutionize the industry as a whole.

Horizontal Drilling Technology

Horizontal drilling has become the standard in our industry. Horizontal drilling now allows us to access previously unattainable pockets of natural gas reserves in underground shale beds. Conventional vertical drilling techniques have been unable to recover these reserves effectively or economically, but newer horizontal drilling technology allows us to recover much more natural gas from fewer wells, saving time, energy, and money, as well as reducing the potential impacts to the environment. The company drilled 201 horizontal wells in 2017.

Horizontal Drilling

Horizontal Drilling