Expertise & Equipment

Experience Brings Expertise

15% of our staff have an average of over 40 years’ experience. Priority Drilling has nearly 65 years of drilling experience with many employees have been with us for over forty years with 20%. We take great pride in our level of expertise and the fact that we are able to consistently offer expert insights and service to our clients worldwide.

Drilling with a Difference

Our County Galway site is fully equipped to handle all our maintenance, engineering and manufacturing needs. Everything is under one umbrella, including an extensive spare parts store. We also manufacture our own custom drill bits. So, we always have the part we need and if not, we can easily make it. With our own first-class service and maintenance capability, we eliminate any downtime on our machines. Our fitters and engineers are also experienced at making rig modifications to suit specific clients and at building custom drill rigs.

15%

Of our staff have an average of over 40 years’ experience

1,000m

Our underground fleet is capable of drilling AT through to HQ

25

Surface diamond drilling rigs and nine underground diamond drilling rigs

2,200m

The depth our surface fleet is capable of drilling BQ through to PQ

What We Do

Real-Time Reporting

Real-Time Reporting

Real-Time Reporting
New Technology Means Real-Time Reporting
Typically, clients wait several days or even weeks for drilling reports from the field. So, by the time they receive the data, it’s too late to make changes to the operation.

Priority Drilling knows the vital importance..

Exploration Fleet

Exploration Fleet

Exploration Fleet
Surface Drilling Fleet
12No. Atlas Copco CS14 drill (rated depth capacity 1,200m NQ)
8No. Hanjin drill (rated depth capacity 2000m)
1No. Atlas Copco CT20 (rated depth capacity 2200m)
1No. JKS Boyles B40 drill (rated depth capacity 2,200m NQ)
8No…

Mine Services

Mine Services

Mine Services and Other Services at Priority Drilling

Mine services Power/Ventilation
Grouting
Heli-Portable Drilling
Offshore Jack up Drilling
Gas Control in Gaseous Formations
Reverse Circulation

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Innovation

Innovation

The Core of Priority Drilling – Improvement, Innovation & Invention
Innovation is fundamental to how we work at Priority Drilling. It’s is exactly the sort of mindset you would expect from the company that invented the Zero-Trip Wedge.

Our designers, engineers, and mechanics are..

Directional Drilling

Directional Drilling

Directional drilling basically means; the ability to steer boreholes at multiple angles, for better reach in meeting exploration targets. After a borehole is drilled to completion, instead of moving the entire rig on a new hole; the client will have the choice to use the current borehole to wedge..