Careers at Silver Oak

Silver Oak is the premier drilling employer. A wide range of benefits and outstanding peers make Silver Oak the ideal place to work. We are always looking for experienced, reliable professionals to join our team.

Are you interested in an exciting career at Silver Oak Drilling? For more information on current openings and employment benefits please contact our Human Resources department via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can download and fill out a PDF application and then email, print & mail, or hand deliver it.  WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU KEEP A COPY FOR YOURSELF.


  • We have 8 hour tours
  • 12 days on job 4 days off
  • 1 week of paid vacation after one year on job, 2 weeks after two years, 3 weeks after 5 years
  • We do not do camp jobs
  • We do not pay mileage to and from job location
  • 401k
  • Health insurance
  • Pre-employment drug screen and random drug testing.
  • Full drug policy attached


Silver Oak Drilling
Human Resources
Phone: 575.746.4405
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Drilling Rigs



Silver Oak prides itself in having the cleanest, newest, top of the line rigs. Your well is our number one priority, and the best way to get the job done is with the best equipment and the best hands. Click on the Rig below to view more details, photos and location layouts.









About Us



Silver Oak Drilling, LLC is a private, independent oil and gas drilling company based in Artesia, New Mexico. Formed in March 2006, the company provides contract land drilling services to major and independent oil and gas companies throughout Southeast New Mexico.












At Silver Oak Drilling, we continue to make health, safety and environmental protection our highest priority. We are totally committed to an incident free operation and to provide the safest and healthiest work environment possible for our employees. The success of this business depends on the quality of the men and women we hire and the management’s ability to train new employees properly.





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