Difficult Access Drilling Specialist

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Geotechnical, Environmental, Exploration & Water Well 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?

Newest Fleet

Our current fleet consists of eight drilling rigs: (1) Eijkelkamp MRS XL 275 Max Duo, (1) CME 55/300 Track (1) Acker Renegade Track, (3) CME 550X Buggy, (1) CME 750X Buggy, (1) CME 75 Truck.

Sonic Track Rig - Just Arrived!!

Eijkelkamp MRS XL 275 Max Duo. This rig has both 50k sonic and high speed coring/rotary heads allowing us to change between heads in mere seconds with the dual mounted head system. This new rig also features a SPT hammer, piston and mud pumps, rod handling system and much more.... it has all the options and is CPT prepped. We believe we will be one of only two DBE/WBE sonic drilling companies in the US. This rig is capable of drilling the following methods: sonic, wireline coring, DTH, air rotary, mud rotary and CPT.   

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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

Email:  sherri@authenticdrilling.com

Marc Haes, Operations Manager

Cell:  (719) 232-5605

Email:  marc@authenticdrilling.com

33555 County Rd 37

Kiowa, CO  80117

Office:  (720) 465-1450

Fax:  (303) 351-3581

Email: sales@authenticdrilling.com