May 14, 2019
INSITE Podcast Episode 11: The secrets of Dual Tube Flooded Reverse Circulation Drilling
On this episode of the INSITE podcast, Geo Jon and Brittney interview Mike Van Aacken, the Boart Longyear expert on Dual Tube Flooded Reverse Circulation drilling.
Mike Van Aacken is the US Water Services Commercial Manager for Boart Longyear Drilling Services. With more than 22 years of drilling experience, Mike started as a driller’s helper and has worked as a Driller, Field Supervisor, Contracts Manager, and an Operations Manager. Mike has extensive experience in large rotary and dual-tube flooded reverse circulation drilling methods.
Our host, Jon Peterson (Geo Jon for fun), works for the Products division as a Customer Service Representative. Jon graduated from the University of Utah in 2015 with his Bachelors of Science in Geology. He’s worked for Boart Longyear for the last two and a half years and interned as a geologist with an exploration company for about six months prior to coming to work for Boart Longyear. Jon has been married for a year and a half and in his free time enjoys trail running, hiking, working on his yard, spending time with family, and playing with his black lab Dexter.
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