Testimonial

​“We were drilling geothermal wells in the French Quarter that required deeper and larger diameter boreholes from previous sites in that area. This was especially challenging considering our formation was essentially quicksand and there was no room for extra equipment on the site or in the street. We gave Derek Anderson the drilling objectives and formation conditions and he knew exactly what gear we needed along with its operational requirements. We credit DER with the project coming in under budget and on time.”
Lane Lawless
Product Management, Rygan Corporation

DER Specializes in Used and Refurbished Drilling Equipment

Our primary source of equipment and tooling is in North America, and we ship these packages to locations all over the world.

With our network of both new and refurbished suppliers we can supply the proper drill bit and downhole tools for your application.

01. Water Well Drilling
We can locate and supply new and used equipment specifically used in water well drilling applications
02. Geothermal
We have worked with companies such as Rygan Corp on the frontier of geothermal drilling projects.
03. Blast Hole Drilling
We supply both rotary and down hole bits specific to our mining customers needs.
04. Quarry Drilling
Working directly with our UK partner, Ibbotson drilling services, we manufacture top hammer drill bits and steel designed for quarry drilling.
05. Exploration
​We distribute for leading manufactures of dual tube pipe and RC hammers.
06. Oil & Gas Drilling
Not only can we locate and sell drilling rigs and equipment, we can also provide consulting services for difficult drilling conditions.

Our Mission

DER is a customer-service-driven equipment and supply store, leading the industry by offering and servicing well made products from top manufacturers. It is our vision to be known locally and globally for providing the best resources and solutions to customers in both drilling and construction applications.

We value commitment to customer service, trust, accountability, passion, quality, teamwork, leadership, continuous learning, knowledge.

Our Story

Drilling Equipment Resources was founded in 2008 to resolve a common need in the drilling industry: access to new and used equipment. Our owner, Derek Anderson, is a former Ingersoll-Rand engineer and salesman with a masters in mechanical engineering and a bachelors in business. Derek has dedicated his life to solving problems for drillers across all industries. That vision has guided Drilling Equipment Resource to become what our motto states: “Your Resource for All Things Drilling.” With Derek’s expertise and the support of the dedicated DER team, we have expanded our services to encompass needs in every aspect of the drilling industry. We keep our prices as affordable and transparent as possible because we want shopping for drilling essentials to be as frustration-free as possible. Don’t believe us? Check the Drilling Products on our website and see our prices on drilling mud plain as day. The world is changing, and the drilling industry should change with it. We know that buying drilling products online can be as easy as “Click, Ship, Drill.” If online shopping isn’t your thing, stop by the warehouse and pick your products right off the shelf.

Our Services

In addition to equipment and products, we provide three key services. We offer consultation for drillers around the world who experience difficult drilling conditions in any formations. Need to sell your equipment? Drilling Equipment Resources offers listing services on multiple platforms. Lastly, we offer mobile and in-house breakout services to customers within a 100 mile radius of Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’re not afraid to get our hands dirty to save your drilling team some down-time. But we’re not stopping there. Whenever we see a need, we’ll expand to fill it. Drillers work hard and wear a lot of different hats, and we’re ready to help you every step of the way.

The DER Family

Drilling Equipment Resources is family owned and operated, and our members are proudly based out of Oklahoma and Texas.

Katy Anderson

Vice President

Katy Anderson is our Vice President. She manages all office operations and provides essential leadership and management for company actions. She has a background in administrative work and has a passion for small business. In addition to her management skills, she has a strong history in manufacturing.

In the future, Katy plans for DER to produce their own products and to oversee quality assurance throughout every stage of the process. Look for mud pump packages and hydraulic power units in the future!

Stefani Letcher

Administration

Stefani is our administrative assistant and graphic designer. She has an art degree with an eye to make even drilling rigs and parts beautiful. Along with the many things she does around the office, she is our photographer and designs our visual aids. She also aids in social media management, marketing, and advertisements.

Taylor Caldwell

Administration

Taylor has strong history in sales, finance, management, administration, and marketing. She is a meticulous organizer and keeps the office running efficiently and smoothly. She is also our president’s personal assistant and coordinates customer communications and shipment tracking.

Erich McClain​

Regional Sales

Erich McClain is our salesman in the southern Texas area. He worked with GE gas turbines for two decades and knows the industry inside and out. In 2014, Erich started his own company. As VP of Operations, he was the company manager and head of sales. In addition to his experience and knowledge, Erich brings to DER and it’s customers his extensive industry connections and his attitude of integrity. We are proud to have Erich represent DER as a part of our team.

Logan

Logistics

Logan is the newest member of the BEST Drilling Supply Company in the Land!

Billy Spence

Team Member

Billy is the newest member of the BEST Drilling Supply Company in the Land!

"Our goal is to locate the right equipment for your project."

DER Consulting

Derek Anderson, ​President

Derek Anderson, President of Drilling Equipment Resources, has an extensive background in the drilling business. He began his career as a Design Engineer for Ingersoll-Rand after completing his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1995. During his career with Ingersoll, he completed design projects and new product implementations into the Deephole drilling market for both Waterwell and shallow Oil & Gas applications. He also worked in the large open pit mining sector and surface drilling market, providing new product offerings and new platform launches. In his engineering career, he held multiple management positions. After completing his MBA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2002, Derek assumed multiple roles in International Marketing and Sales. Since 2012 Derek has concentrated his efforts with ongoing relationships with multiple companies as a consulting resource. He has grown Drilling Equipment Resources to be a premier resource for consulting services and equipment solutions for customers all over the world. His goal is to understand customers’ projects and provide custom solutions for drilling rig packages, equipment, drill string components, and consumables that are specific to their needs.

My Experience. Your Success.

2017-10-23
Drilling Equipment Resources

During the past several years, and even prior to his departure from Atlas Copco, he has grown Drilling Equipment Resources to be a premier resource for consulting services and equipment solutions for customers all over the world.

His goal is to understand customers’ projects and provide custom solutions for drilling rig packages, equipment, drill string components, and consumables that are specific to their needs.

2013-10-25
Consulting

Concentrated his efforts with ongoing relationships with multiple companies as a consulting resource.

2004-10-23
Business Development Manager

Atlas Copco bought the drilling business of Ingersoll-Rand and Derek continued a successful career as Business Development Manager for their shallow Oil & Gas business until his departure in 2012.

2002-10-23
International Marketing and Sales
2002-10-20
University of Texas at Austin

Master of Business Administration

1995-10-23
Design Engineer

Ingersoll-Rand

Completed several design projects

Completed new product implementations into mainly the Deephole drilling market for both Waterwell and shallow Oil & Gas applications.

Worked in the large open pit mining sector and surface drilling market, providing new product offerings and new platform launches.

Held multiple management positions.

1995-06-14
Purdue University

Bachelor Degree

Mechanical Engineering

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