Ruen Drilling, Inc.
2022 Industry Partnership Award
Ruen Drilling Inc. was established in 1974 by Dorian Ruen providing core drilling services to the mining industry. Now run by Byron Ruen, the company's President, and his brother Arlan Ruen, Vice President, Ruen Drilling is still headquartered in Clark Fork, but also operates branch offices in Bozeman, Montana, Modesto, California, Lima (Peru), LaPaz (Bolivia), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Hong Kong, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
While still active in mining, the company enjoys the reputation as a leader in geotechnical core drilling, providing defensible design data for tunnels, bridges, dams, highways and other civil projects.
Specialty work includes horizontal and directional core drilling, reverse circulation rotary, and horizontal drain hole installations. The company has helicopter support, underground and difficult access drill rigs.
Ruen's experience in the US, South America, and Asia includes the following industries:
Ruen Drilling continues to adapt to new techniques in drilling and sampling procedures. Over the last several years, Ruen Drilling has invested heavily in specialty drill rigs and related tooling. These additions enable Ruen Drilling to be well equipped for the unique projects that it prides itself in handling for the mining and geotechnical industries. Ruen is one of the few drilling contractors with the experience and capability in drilling directionally controlled horizontal drill holes.
Ruen Drilling's crews have developed its international reputation as one of the very best in its business.