Relieve trapped pressure without interruption

Halliburton hot tapping enables a connection to valves on wellheads, tubing, trees, or piping for controlled entry to relieve trapped pressure. Portable, yet heavy-duty, the Boots & Coots Hot Tap unit is capable of drilling larger holes with extended stroke. 


PSI working pressure

-20° F

Lowest working temperature

350° F

Highest working temperature

Well Hot Tap Advantages

  • Small, portable unit
  • Capable of drilling .5-inch to 2-inch hole
  • Heavy-duty clamps allow for pump-in or flow at full working pressure
  • Pneumatic-driven with air compressor eliminates a hydraulic power pack
  • Wide variety of hot tap saddles ranging from 1.5 inches to 36 inches in diameter
  • Units staged worldwide for rapid deployment