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Difficult Access Drilling Specialist

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Geotechnical, Environmental & Exploration Drilling

We specialize in difficult access geotechnical, environmental, exploration and water well drilling services. 


As we specialize in difficult projects, significant attention to detail is paramount. Leveraging our management team's extensive experience, we are able to foresee potential obstacles, control costs and provide alternative options.

Why Use Authentic?

  • Highly skilled drillers

  • Strong management and field support

  • Newest equipment

  • Extensive tooling and sampling variety and sizes

  • Substantial difficult access support equipment

  • Angle drilling capabilities up to 45 degrees off vertical

  • Travel to drill sites throughout US

  • Well Licenses in 12 states

  • DBE/WBE/SBE/WOSB certified

  • All crews have OSHA HAZWOPER and MSHA

  • Some crews have Safeland USA

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Safety Rating .76 EMR

  • ISNetworld and Avetta 

  • Coring - triple barrel systems with split tubes ensuring the most undisturbed core sample 

  • We only use "calibrated" auto hammers (no catheads)

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What's New?

Commissioner Appointment 

We are proud to announce that Colorado Governor Polis’ nomination of Annemarie Bluff for Safety Commission Member of the Colorado Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission was confirmed on April 11, 2023 for a three year term by the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee Members.  We are fortunate to have her as our Safety Manager.

Ordered THREE More Rigs ...

We are in the build que for more rigs to add to our fleet: 

(1) 2024 CME 750X Buggy Rig

(1) 2025 CME 550X Buggy Rig

(1) 2025 CME 55/300 Track Rig

Our current fleet consists of seven drilling rigs: (1) Eijkelkamp Sonic MRS XL 275 Max Duo Track, (1) CME 55/300 Track (1) Acker Renegade Track, (2) CME 550X Buggy, (1) CME 750X Buggy, (1) CME 75 Truck and (1) Gtech GT8 Track Rig

Recent Purchases

  • Mud Puppy

  • Centifuge Pump

  • Vane Shear

  • Borehole Deviator

  • Discrete Water Sampler


Other items we own of interest:

  • Downhole Camera

  • Gus Sampler

  • Pitcher Sampler

  • Texam Pressuremeter

  • Morooka Support Carriers

Boot Camp -  Date TBD

SAVE THE DATE and register online on the Boot Camp tab located above.     

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We have contractor/well drilling licenses in:



We hold the full Colorado Well Construction Contractors License and are not restricted to Monitoring Well construction that enables us to drill water wells too. 

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Contact Us

For Estimates Contact

Sherri Meiklejohn, General Manager

Cell:  (303) 807-0115


Marc Haes, Operations Manager

Cell:  (719) 232-5605


33555 County Rd 37

Kiowa, CO  80117

Office:  (720) 465-1450

Fax:  (303) 351-3581


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