Academy Drilling was founded in June 2010 as a drilling company designed to leverage a unique contracting strategy, combined with new drilling assets, to seize market share in the Permian Basin and other opportunistic drilling markets in the U.S.

  • Experienced, established & successful management team.
  • Proven business strategy.
  • Industry leading field performance.
  • Commitment to safe operations.
  • Modern technology in new rig assets.


  • Initially contracted one Schramm rig in the Summer of 2010.
  • Teamed with an experienced oil & gas management group of investors in late 2010 and successfully raised capital for initial 4 Super Single rigs.
  • New rigs were fielded in the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2011.
  • An additional Super Single was added in November 2011.
  • Added the 6th Super Single rig to the fleet in March 2012
  • The 7th Super Single drilling rig joined the fleet in July 2012