Innovating the drilling industry since 1959

The Challenge

The drilling industry is steeped in challenges – scope, geography, budget, regulations and necessary equipment can vary greatly from project to project. No two drilling projects are alike.

The Solution

Our machine shop, drilling tools, tool implementation, rig fleet, unique processes and 59 years experience enable us to complete projects in a fraction of the time.

Our Services


Water Well Drilling

Our expert drilling solutions meet your domestic, irrigation, stock, large diameter or public water supply well specifications.

Environmental Drilling

O’Keefe drilling has expanded its services to meet the demand of environmental projects ranging from well abandonment to groundwater and interval soil sampling.

Geotechnical Drilling

This class of drilling determines soil stability, classification, and soil depth/location changes, as well as groundwater depth, movement and location impact.

Mineral Exploration

For 35 years, O’Keefe Drilling has been providing these services, which are used primarily by major gold and copper producers to remove ore samples for geological assessment.

Our Community Involvment


I have worked with O’Keefe Drilling on projects ranging from municipal wells, irrigation wells, pumping systems, environmental sampling and monitoring wells for the last 30 years. They always bring the latest technology, the equipment and the experienced staff necessary. I highly recommend O’Keefe on any drilling project.

David Erickson PG
President – Water & Environmental Technologies

We have worked with O’Keefe for 20 years, and they have always delivered, overcoming challenges that often come up in environmental and geotechnical drilling.  We have entrusted them with some of our most difficult projects, and they have come through.

Brad Archibald, President,                Pioneer Technologies

O’Keefe Drilling consistently provides outstanding geotechnical drilling services that make my job easier. O’Keefe Drilling’s rigs dependably perform a plethora of services in variable terrain and with difficult timelines. No project location is too far or too close for O’Keefe Drilling.

David J. Barrick, P.E.
Geotechnical Engineer

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Work With Us.

When you work with O’Keefe Drilling, you are partnering with 59 years of experience and innovation.


Our wide range of services have been engineered over the years to meet nearly every drilling obstacle and challenge.

Community Involvement

From Copper City Crossfit competitions, to local sports, to supporting Build Montana, O’Keefe Drilling is proud of our community and our involvement in it.

Home – Build Montana


Are you ready to join the best and brightest the drilling industry has to offer? Visit our employment page or call 406-494-3310 for opportunities.

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On Time Projects

Our unique processes, tool fabrication/implementation and fleet of drill rigs enable us to complete projects in a fraction of the time.


Unique Processes

After 59 years in the drilling business, we’ve developed and tested processes for nearly every drilling challenge.

Machine Shop

Our state of the art machine shop allows us to fabricate tools for project implementation.

Drilling Rigs

O’Keefe has an impressive fleet of drilling rigs, including the newly added Sonic Rig.
Our machine shop contains state of the art equipment which ensures safety and top performance. The shop compliments O’Keefe Drilling’s commitment to excellence and helps to maintain our role as an industry leader.

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Let’s work together.

Through state-of-the-art equipment, tool fabrication, skilled technicians and nearly sixty years of experience in every drilling situation imaginable, O'Keefe Drilling has become an industry leader.