Exploration Drilling


Exploration Services

Egan Drilling offer comprehensive support to exploration companies, with highly skilled drilling crews adept at remote operations. With high-capacity exploration rigs and fully-equipped exploration camps, our teams operate self-sufficiently even in Australia’s most challenging terrains, for both shallow and deep hole campaigns.

Whether you’re in pursuit of valuable minerals or seeking sustainable water resources, our expertise covers a diverse range of exploration drilling endeavours.

Reverse Circulation (RC) Drilling

Egan Drilling employs cutting-edge Reverse Circulation (RC) techniques to provide accurate and efficient exploration drilling solutions. This method is particularly effective in collecting high-quality samples from various depths.

Air Core

Recognised as a first-pass drilling technique, air core drilling offers remarkable cost-effectiveness and speed, making it an ideal choice for boring holes in unconsolidated ground.

Rotary Air Blast (RAB)

Egan Drilling harnesses the power of Rotary Air Blast (RAB) drilling to deliver rapid and cost-effective results. This technique is ideal for initial exploration stages, providing crucial data for further analysis.

Down Hole Hammer

Our experienced crews are proficient in Down Hole Hammer drilling, ensuring precision and efficiency in penetrating tough rock formations. This method is invaluable for deep hole campaigns where accuracy is paramount.



Remote Operations

Egan Drilling is distinguished by its ability to excel in remote work environments. Our exploration crews are seasoned in tackling the challenges of isolated and demanding locations. With our advanced rigs and fully-equipped exploration camps, we guarantee self-sufficiency even in Australia’s harshest conditions.


Why Us?

Unmatched Expertise

Our crews are not only skilled in drilling techniques but are also well-versed in remote operations, ensuring smooth and efficient exploration campaigns.

Safety and Compliance

Safety is paramount in our operations. We strictly adhere to industry standards and regulations to ensure the well-being of our team and the environment.

Customised Solutions

We understand that every exploration project is unique. Our approach is tailored to meet the specific needs and objectives of your venture.


Let's discuss your project

Explore the depths of potential with Egan Drilling. Contact us today to discuss how our expertise in exploration drilling can elevate your project to new heights.