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Drilling Companies

Updated on January 16, 2015

Drilling Companies

On the page below is a growing list of drilling companies that have been hiring. Please reference this list and use its contact information to find out more about positions in the industry. With demand for employees growing at record breaking rates, there are sure to be plenty of new openings in the field. It is even a great time to invest in learning new skills, like going to drilling fluids school to become a mud engineer. (If you would like for your company to be added to this list, use the comment section at the bottom of the page. Describe your company and leave a brief summary about the types of oil rig jobs you currently have available.)

Mud Engineer Jobs –

If you would like to find out about specific opportunities in the drilling industry, click on this blue text link that highlights mud engineer jobs. Although it may require bit of training, having a job as a mud engineer comes with a variety of special work bonuses. Time off, health insurance, and excellent pay rates make this one of the best careers found out in the field.

-Drilling Companies (In Alphabetical Order)-

Ace Mud School

Ace provides entry-level training for those wanting to become high paid Mud Engineers. By using an accelerated course, their graduates are prepared to enter the field in just one month. With demand staying at all time highs, opportunities for new Mud Engineers have never been better, so click on the link below to visit their website and learn more.

Apache Corporation

Apache was formed in 1954 and has become a key player in the U.S. drilling industry. Now, they are listed as one of the largest independent drilling companies and are currently expanding their operations all around the world. For a listing of jobs that Apache has in the U.S., click on this link and go to Their Houston, Texas headquarters can also be contacted by dialing (713) 296-6000.

CanElson Drilling

CanElson has shown significant growth since its creation in 2008. In fact, in the last 4 years alone, it has become one of Canada’s premier drilling contractors. And with operations expanding deep into the U.S., CanElson is successfully increasing their international presence. To view a list of their current job openings, follow the link provided here; Their Alberta office can also be reached by dialing (403) 266-3922.

Cyclone Drilling

Cyclone Drilling has been in operation for well over 30 years. To fulfill their reputation as one of the safest drilling companies in the industry, Cyclone hires only the best people to work in the field. To view the list of jobs they currently have available check their website at Or you can call their representatives at (307)-682-4161 for more specific information not found online.

Delta Seaboard Well Service

Delta Seaboard operates in Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. As a family owned company with 50 years of experience, they offer some of the best customer service currently available. They can be contacted through their website at or reached at their Houston office at (713) 782-1468. If you really want to work with the best, get in touch with their customer representatives today.

Devon Corporation

Devon is an independent oil and gas production company that operates in the United States and Canada. They are listed prominently on the Fortune 500 and produce over 3 percent of the natural gas consumed in North America. For five years in a row, Fortune has ranked the Devon Corporation as one of the “100 Best Companies To Work For.” To find more information about Devon’s career opportunities, call them at (405) 235-3611 or check their website at

Diamond Offshore

Diamond Offshore is composed of the following three companies; Zapata Petroleum, Ocean Drilling & Exploration, and Diamond M. Drilling. In early 2012 their rig count climbed to 49 and they took significant steps toward acquiring more rigs in the near future. Diamond is now looking for qualified candidates for jobs ranging from Hydraulic Mechanic to entry-level Derrickman. To look for other open positions and apply for a job, go to or call their Houston office at (800) 848-1980.

Ensign Energy Services

Ensign Energy is a key supplier of oilfield services in North America. They have been adding to their fleet of rigs since 1987 in order to better serve customers in the industry. With their extensive resources, Ensign plays a major role in the production of many large oil and gas plays. To apply for a job with Ensign, start by completing the form on their website which can be found by clicking on this link here;

Fox Oil Drilling Company

Fox Oil is a well respected drilling company that serves many of the world’s major production areas. Over their last 40 years of operation, Fox has drilled approximately 9 million feet of new hole. They focus on hiring experienced and qualified personnel for positions ranging from Rig Hand to Drilling Consultant. If you think you have what it takes to get a job with Fox Oil, go to the career center sextion of their website at

Frontier Drilling

Frontier was formed in 2005 as a private drilling contractor in Colorado. They have made a name for themselves both in safety and performance throughout much of the American Rocky Mountains. You can apply for a job with Frontier Drilling by visiting their website with the link provided here; You can also reach them at their Utah offices by dialing (435) 722-3133 for more detailed information.

Helmerich & Payne

Helmerich & Payne operates a large fleet of rigs, many of which are in the Gulf of Mexico. They specialize in providing their clients with cost-saving services through their use of new and evolving technology. Their vast operation requires a variety of employees ranging from Derrickmen to Rig Electricians. Their careers webpage can be visited at and their Human Resources department can be called at (918) 742-5531.

Major Drilling Group International

Major Drilling Group International was recently named as one of the world’s largest drilling service companies. When compared to their competitors, Major’s long term client relationships are what set them above other companies in the industry. To check out their list of job opportunities, go to their website at or call their corporate office in Canada at (866) 264-3986.

Marathon Drilling

Marathon Drilling has supplied clients with outstanding customer service since 1981. They have a reputation as a leading provider of drilling services in the highly competitive North American energy sector. They are specifically looking for new employees who have both the talent and ambition to join them in the field. Learn more about Marathon Drilling by calling them at (613) 821-4800 or visit their website at for more information.

Nabors Industries

Nabors was started in 1987 and is now one of the world’s largest providers of drilling services. They drill for oil, natural gas, and even geothermal, serving both large and small operations in the industry. With over 28,000 employees working at 300 facilities, Nabors often has job openings for new hires. Find out about their careers at or call their Houston office at (281) 874-0035 for more information.

Nomac Drilling

Nomac Drilling began in Northwestern Oklahoma and has been in operation since 2001. They are now the fourth most active drilling contractor in the United States with 110 rigs drilling in 8 states. For those interested in becoming a Roughneck for Nomac, they offer a week-long training program in El Reno which is located in Oklahoma. To check out all of the careers that they currently have available, go to their careers page at or give them a call at (405) 422-2754.

Parker Drilling

Parker has been active in the drilling industry since it was created in 1934. Since they are one of the most experienced companies in the field, they offer proven leadership that has stood the test of time. Their operations cover Texas, Louisiana, and Alaska, as well as several other countries spread all around the world. For careers with Parker Drilling, check out or call their Houston office at (281) 406-2000.

Patterson-UTI Energy

Patterson-UTI provides first-rate drilling services for production companies across North America. Their drilling division has over 330 onshore rigs currently operating in 14 different states. To apply for a position with Patterson-UTI’s fast growing team, go to their website at or call their corporate office at (281) 765-7100. Opportunities in the industry are better than ever before so get your start in the field today.

Pioneer Drilling

Pioneer Drilling was established in 1968 and they now have over 60 rigs operating in the field. With their headquarters based in San Antonio, Texas, they serve some of the most active drilling regions in the U.S. Since they strive to stay on the cutting-edge of technology, they can provide clients with the most advanced drilling services available. To find out more about careers with Pioneer, call them at (210) 828-7689 or check their website here;

Precision Drilling

Precision is the largest drilling company in Canada with active operations in the United States. They got their start in the early 1950’s and have grown through a series of key acquisitions. In addition to their extensive industry knowledge, Precision offers employees the best advancement opportunities around. More can be found about careers with Precision Drilling at or by calling their corporate offices at (403) 716-4500.

SST Energy Corporation

SST Energy is a top quality company that operates in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. Since they are mainly focused on one specific region, their services are customized to meet each client’s needs. Visit their website at to view the career openings that they currently have available. SST often hires for a wide variety of jobs ranging from Marketing to Drilling Rig Hands. They can also be contacted by calling their Casper, Wyoming headquarters at (307) 235-3529.

Trinidad Drilling

Trinidad was started in 1996 as a small Canadian drilling company. Since then, they have grown into one of the most competitive drilling operations currently contracting throughout North America. Trinidad has posted 43% fewer workplace incidents than its competitors out in the industry. They also offer a full range of benefits at sign up and tuition assistance for advanced industry training. To explore opportunities with Trinidad Drilling, check out their website at or call their headquarters by dialing (403) 265-6525.

List of Drilling Companies
List of Drilling Companies

Please take some time and read another listing that I published by clicking on this last link for drilling fluids companies. There you will find that many jobs have become available as the sector continues to surge ahead with high rates of employment.

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