The original company, founded in 1935 by E.J. Nicklos, drilled wells all over the world before settling in Houston. After enduring and adapting to tremendous market peaks and valleys, it adopted and has operated in its current form since 1997. Throughout the company’s operating history, Nicklos Drilling Company has developed strong customer relationships in its various operating regions. We maintain the highest level of integrity with an exceptionally experienced management team and dedicated, loyal crews that enable us to deliver high-quality, efficient drilling operations with an emphasis on safety and the environment. At Nicklos Drilling Company, we pride ourselves on our preventative maintenance program and a quick response time when the need occurs.
 
The Nicklos name has been associated with the contract drilling business for over 80 years through three generations. Management personnel each have an average of 40 years of industry experience.