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TOP 35 DRILLERS RANKINGS Each month we track the activity of all the drillers and compile the results into a report that identifies the top 35 out of 100 drillers based on their footage drilled. Updated monthly, these reports also detail the number of well starts and the number of directional wells drilled by each of the top 35 out of 100. through April 1, 2015 Company

Footage Drilled

% of Total

Average Footage

Well Starts

% of Total

Directional Wells

1

Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

8,147,489

19.8%

10,692

762

15.8%

727

2

Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC

4,995,744

12.1%

10,908

458

9.5%

435

3

Nabors Industries, Ltd.

3,319,486

8.1%

6,788

489

10.2%

420

4

Seventy Seven Energy, Inc.

2,117,227

5.1%

10,278

206

4.3%

204

5

Ensign Energy Services, Inc.

1,702,768

4.1%

7,403

230

4.8%

138

6

Precision Drilling Trust

1,650,457

4.0%

8,552

193

4.0%

185

7

Unit Corporation

1,386,949

3.4%

10,587

131

2.7%

123

8

Pioneer Energy Services Corp.

1,048,584

2.5%

11,038

95

2.0%

87

9

Trinidad Energy Services Income Trust

814,885

2.0%

8,488

96

2.0%

66

10

Sidewinder Drilling, Inc.

812,701

2.0%

10,419

78

1.6%

73

11

Cactus Drilling Company, LLC

808,950

2.0%

10,644

76

1.6%

76

12

Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services Corp.

779,284

1.9%

12,370

63

1.3%

62

13

Pinnergy, Ltd.

690,250

1.7%

9,082

76

1.6%

76

14

Oil States International, Inc.

554,144

1.3%

6,841

81

1.7%

36

15

Advanced Energy, LLC

547,411

1.3%

8,553

64

1.3%

57

16

Precision Drilling (US) Corporation

462,874

1.1%

10,286

45

0.9%

33

17

CanElson Drilling, Inc.

448,150

1.1%

10,930

41

0.9%

15

18

Frontier Drilling, LLC

412,576

1.0%

9,377

44

0.9%

38

19

Superior Energy Services, Inc.

400,789

1.0%

10,277

39

0.8%

26

20

SWN Drilling Company

400,188

1.0%

4,708

85

1.8%

85

21

Savanna Energy Services Corp.

399,378

1.0%

9,509

42

0.9%

12

22

Pense Brothers Drilling Company, Inc.

391,700

1.0%

10,586

37

0.8%

36

23

Latshaw Drilling & Exploration Company

365,604

0.9%

9,140

40

0.8%

40

24

Cyclone Drilling, Inc.

303,951

0.7%

6,332

48

1.0%

44

25

Scandrill, Inc.

281,440

0.7%

11,727

24

0.5%

23

26

SST Energy Corporation

237,725

0.6%

9,143

26

0.5%

26

27

Robinson Drilling of Texas, Ltd.

227,800

0.6%

11,390

20

0.4%

2

28

ProPetro Services Incorporated

226,000

0.5%

11,300

20

0.4%

1

29

Basic Energy Services, Inc.

224,636

0.5%

6,607

34

0.7%

9

30

Bison Drilling and Field Services, LLC

218,465

0.5%

12,137

18

0.4%

12

31

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.

214,591

0.5%

11,922

18

0.4%

18

32

Lewis Energy Group, LP

201,100

0.5%

11,829

17

0.4%

17

33

Orion Drilling Company, LLC

199,900

0.5%

10,521

19

0.4%

19

34

Cade Drilling, LLC

190,310

0.5%

11,894

16

0.3%

16

35

Aztec Well Servicing Co.

178,431

0.4%

6,373

28

0.6%

16

Total Top 100 for year 2015

41,209,640

100.0%

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4,813

100.0%

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