Strata Core has brought a new level of professionalism to the sub-surface investigation industry. It begins with our people.

Our drilling crews have over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of environmental drilling and monitoring well installation. All members of our crews conduct themselves in a professional manner, both on and off the job site. This professionalism, coupled with the finest technologically advanced drilling equipment, enables Strata Core to stand out in our industry.


Strata Core is licensed to operate in the following states:

  • Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Oklahoma
  • Kansas
  • Arkansas
  • New Mexico
  • Colorado (pending)
  • Nevada (pending)
  • California (pending)

At Strata Core, safety remains our First Priority. Some of the measures we take to ensure a safe work environment include:

  • Annual medical monitoring for field personnel
  • Personnel are 40-hour HAZWOPER certified
  • Each crew member receives 8 hours of refresher training
  • In-house, full-time health & safety officer

Strata Core has a fleet of drilling rigs & support equipment that can perform the following Environmental & Geotechnical Drilling services:

Environmental Drilling:

  • Air Rotary Drilling
  • Mud Rotary Drilling
  • Geoprobe Direct Push Sampling
  • Flight Augers
  • Hollow-Stem Augering
  • Monitoring Well Installation (2” to 12”)
  • Recovery Well Installation
  • Well Rehabilitation
  • Well Plugging
  • Well Abandonment
  • Soil Sampling
  • Discrete Sampling
  • Continuous Soil boring sampling
  • Groundwater Sampling
  • Soil gas vapor wells
  • Soil gas sampling
  • Soil vapor extraction
  • Injection Wells
  • Chemical Injections
  • Air Knife Utility Clearance
  • Shelby Tube Sampling
  • Split Spoon Sampling
  • Test Pit Excavations
  • Packer Testing
  • Low-Clearance/Confined Space
  • Equipment Decontamination

Geotechnical Drilling:

  • Standard penetration (Split Spoon & THD Cone)
  • Shelby Tube with penetrometer (Thick Wall or Thin Wall)
  • Cone penetrometer
  • Soil sampling & coring
  • Conventional & Wire Line Rock Coring (various diameters)
  • Permeability & pressure testing
  • Piezometer installation

Strata Core has the following fleet of drilling equipment:

Drilling Equipment:

  • Multiple Geoprobe Direct Push Rigs
  • Diedrich D-120 Drilling Rig
  • Multiple CME-75 Drilling Rigs
  • Multiple Diedrich D-50 All Terrain Drilling Rigs
  • GeoProbe 54DT All Terrain Low-Clearance/Confined Space Drilling Rig
  • Fleet of Heavy-Duty Support Vehicles
  • Fleet of Flatbed & Decon Trailers
  • Air Knife Utility Clearance Truck

Strata Core has successfully performed numerous high level drilling projects for Federal & State Agencies and Private Organizations, including:

Project Highlights:

  • EPA Superfund Sites
  • TCEQ State Lead Projects
  • U.S Department of Defense
  • Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Federal Department of Correction Sites
  • TxDOT Environmental & Geotechnical Drilling
  • Landfill Sites
  • Oil Refineries
  • Utility Transmission Lines
  • Oil/Gas Pipelines
  • ExxonMobil
  • BNSF
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Oncor Electric
  • Waste Management
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Texas Railroad Commission
  • Chesapeake Energy
  • 7-11
  • Diamond Shamrock/Valero
  • and more

Strata Core is the premiere environmental & geotechnical drilling company in the United States