Steps to Follow When Drilling Wells in the Oil Field

August 9, 2017

Drilling oil wells requires a considerable amount of expertise to do it safely while still extracting the maximum amount of oil from the reserve. While extracting the oil is of paramount importance you also need to protect the water tables that may be near the oil wells. What you need to do in a situation like that is seek out the most experienced in oil field well Wharton has available. This is not the type of work you should attempt to do on your own so with that in mind there is a series of key questions you will need to address before any decisions can be made.

  • How long has the company been in the well drilling niche? There is no substitute for experience when it comes to drilling wells. With that in mind you should try to give special preference to the firms that have been in operation for more than 20 years. The more experience the firm has the less likely they are to make a mistake that could reduce the productivity of your oil field.
  • What type of equipment does the well drilling firm have in place? This is another important question since there are new developments in drilling technology which can help you get even more productivity from the well. Try to give preference to organizations that have the most modern equipment possible.
  • Does the organization have all the necessary insurance and licensing to provide these services? The reason you have to ask this question is to protect your investment in the event there is a spill during the drilling phase, you will not be held financially responsible for the cleanup.

By covering all of these bases you should be able to get your drilling needs met so be sure to start reaching out to these companies right away.