Boart Longyear to Showcase Sonic Drilling Innovations and Performance Drilling Tooling at the Global Petroleum Show

SALT LAKE CITY, May 24, 2016 - Boart Longyear (, the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will present its latest sonic drilling services and sonic and construction tooling at the Global Petroleum Show 2016 from June 7 to 9 in Calgary.

"Boart Longyear serves a number of markets, including energy, but we're not as well known in this market," said Bill Krasnozon, territory manager, Canada. "The Global Petroleum Show provides an opportunity for us to build our reputation within this market, meet with current customers and create new relationships with potential customers."

Boart Longyear experts will be on hand during the 2016 Global Petroleum Show in booth number 3405 in the outdoor area to showcase the following drilling services and products:

 • Sonic Drilling and the LS 250 MiniSonic: Boart Longyear Drilling Services will showcase its sonic drilling methods and the newest sonic rig in its fleet, the LS 250 MiniSonic, a mid-sized sonic rig suited for a wide variety of drilling applications including in oil sands.

 • Sonic Performance Tooling: Boart Longyear will feature its full line of sonic performance tooling, including bits, core barrels, rods, casing and more. Quality sonic tooling reduces drilling costs by delivering exceptional performance in a variety of ground conditions.

 • Construction/Overburden/Geotechnical Performance Tooling: Boart Longyear offers innovative designs for any kind of overburden ground formation, made from the highest-quality steels and tungsten carbide inserts to ensure productive drilling and lower operating costs. Designs for percussive, rotary, rotary-percussive, sonic and rotary-vibro applications are available.

About Boart Longyear

Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies globally. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration and production drilling.

The Global Drilling Services division operates in over 30 countries for a diverse mining customer base spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium and other metals and minerals. The Global Products division designs, manufactures and sells drilling equipment, performance tooling, and aftermarket parts and services to customers in over 100 countries.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia. More information about Boart Longyear can be found at

Contact: Monika Portman Director of Product Management, Marketing, and Corporate Communications Phone: +1 801-952-8451 Email:

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