Silver City Drilling

All About Silver City Drilling

At the forefront of domestic, commercial and industrial drilling, Silver City are one of Australia’s leading independently owned providers of gas, oil, water and mineral drilling nationwide. With a broad range of services, an extensive array of state of the art equipment and comprehensive maintenance programs; it’s no wonder that they are the paving the way for innovative yet safe drilling practices as the years progress.

Silver City Drilling: Catering to all of Australia

Many companies are restricted when it comes to offering nationwide services, but Silver City has worked hard to introduce local bases across Australia to ensure universal coverage for every potential client. Found in Southern and Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and even the Northern Territory; clients can expect fully and extensively equipped workshops and depots, hardware and highly skilled staff to suit drilling programs of all kinds.

Silver City Drilling Services

With over 30 years experience in the industry, Silver City Drilling has not only learnt the necessary skills to offer the most comprehensive services, but they have worked hard to innovate and create new drilling methods to minimise the workload and costs of specific drilling activities for their clients.

These services include, but are not limited to:

Gas and oil drilling:

  • CSG drilling
  • Full-service exploration, development and production well drilling​
  • Well servicing
  • Completions and maintenance
  • Gas production wells
  • Conventional and unconventional wells
  • Well abandonments (up to 2400m)
  • Extended reach larger diameter dual lateral wells
  • Directional wells drilled with air DHM
  • Large diameter (up to 32”) steered mine break through holes to 500m
  • Coal Core Quality holes including piezometer installation

Mineral drilling:

  • Directional controlled drilling and small directional motors with Compass steering kit
  • Core orientation and downhole surveys
  • Vertical and angle holes
  • Rotary mud drilling
  • Percussion and PCD open hole drilling
  • Raise bore pilot holes and mine service holes
  • Diamond coring (depths exceeding 2400m)
  • Borehole grouting and decommissioning
  • Air core, Rotary Air Blast (RAB) and Downhole Hammer (DHH)
  • Reverse Circulation (RC) percussion using multiple compressors and boosters with TUBEX through overburden, stockpiles and old workings
  • Seismic shot hole drilling services

Water drilling:

  • Design participation
  • Stock and domestic water services
  • Artesian water supplies and services
  • Irrigation and horticultural bores
  • Bore rehabilitation
  • Monitor bores​

The ethos behind Silver City Drilling

Creating and maintaining a blend of professional services with innovative and safe drilling practices has been the driving force behind Silver City and their continued success in the industry.