News - Month: August 2020

Marriott Wins Geoscience Contract in Switzerland

27th August 2020

Marriott Drilling has recently been awarded a contract by the ‘National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste’ (Nagra) based in Wettingen, Switzerland, a town about 12 miles NW of Zurich. In 1972, the operators of the nuclear power plants in Switzerland and the Swiss Confederation (responsible for radioactive waste from medicine, industry and research) […]


Marriott – ANGER Joint Venture Drills Deepest UK Well Successfully

6th August 2020

A Joint Venture of Marriott Drilling and H Anger’s Söhne (Marriott-Anger) recently drilled the two geothermal wells at a site at United Downs, near Redruth, Cornwall for Geothermal Engineering Limited. The first well was drilled to 5275 m (MD), 5057 m TVD into the underlying granite, a UK onshore depth record. The second well was […]