Drilling Contractor[Oil and Gas] Law and Legal Definition

Drilling contractor refers to those individuals or group of individuals who own a drilling rig. Drilling contractors contract their services mainly for drilling wells. Drilling contractors also provide equipments, people and the expertise to drill wells, which can be either offshore or onshore.

Drilling contractors are also persons who make holes for the purpose of finding oil. The equipment called a drilling rig helps in finding the oil. Drilling rigs come in all shapes and sizes and work both in land and offshore.