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Vector Magnetics LLC

Directional Drilling Instruments and Services

  • Products:
  • Paratrack Suite

Vector Magnetics LLC specializes in providing services and instruments for the directional drilling industry, specifically horizontal drilling of pipelines and utilities under river channels and other obstacles. The company developed technology that has made drilling relief wells for emergency well control a viable option and allows drilling of steam-assisted heavy oil production wells. Their product, Paratrack, has dramatically increased the capability of horizontal directional drilling including underground end-to-end connections. Vector Magnetics' clients include major oil companies and pipeline drilling and construction companies.

Cornell Connection

Vector Magnetics’ technology is based on research conducted at Cornell by the company’s founder, who is a professor emeritus in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics.