DRILLED SHORE APPROACH SETS RECORD ON CANADIAN PIPELINE

Installation of the Anderson Bay crossing of the Vancouver Island pipeline (OGJ, May 6, p. 76) involved the world's deepest directionally drilled pipeline shore approach, according to the contractor, VSRB Horizontal Drilling Co. VSRB is a Royal Volker Stevin company based in Papendrecht, The Netherlands. The work involved drilling holes for two 41 0-mm (16 in.) casing pipelines from a clifftop spud-in position to a point on the channel floor 390 m (1,279 ft) offshore and in water 220 m (722

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