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Conventional Coring Systems



Since inception in 1960 Foothills Resource Services has been focused on delievering the highest quality conventional coring services and equipment around the globe and have earned a solid reputation for quality based on thousands of wells cored in hundreds of formations.


At Foothills the bottom line in conventional coring is still reliable delivery - being well prepared, arriving on site with the best equipment and technology possible, cutting full lengths of core, cutting it quickly, retrieving it safely and presenting it securely for examination.


We work closely with clients to ensure the planning for projects is executed flawlessly. At Foothills we have the solid experience that comes from decades of being challenged by our clients.We have developed highly innovative technology for unusual and specialized coring situations and have created an unprecedented databse of experience in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin along with a rapidly growing list of global success stories.

P2500 Conventional Core Barrel
X2500 Conventional Core Barrel

The warhorse of the Foothills'coring equipment fleet. The P2500 series core barrels are a modification of the original Christensen 250P design.


The P2500 system is suitable for all but the most severe well conditions. With a proven trakc record the P2500 system has been run in thousands of formations in hundreds of countries.

The X2500 represents the most advanced Conventional Coring System that Foohills has to offer.


Equipped standard with High Torque Connections, External Adjusting Long Lead, Ehanced Outer Barrel Stabilization, HPHT Materials and Increased Wall Thickness the X2500 system is the leading choice for quality core sampling in any hole condition.

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