Andrew (Drew) Sparks

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Director of Engineering, Engineering Group, Laney Directional Drilling

Drew Sparks is geotechnical engineer with 26 years of experience and is a registered professional engineer in 27 states. He has 19 years of experience in designing Horizontal Directional Drill and Direct Pipe® projects up to 48-inches in diameter and lengths over 13,000 feet.

Drew worked on a team of engineers to develop a design procedure for Direct Pipe® design as well as developed a proprietary software program to evaluate the hydraulic fracture and drilling fluid surface release risk for Horizontal Directional Drill crossings.

Drew received his B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Drew currently holds the position of Secretary for the ASCE Manual of Practice Committee for Direct Pipe® and is serving as the Director of Engineering for the engineering group of Laney Directional Drilling.

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