WHERE WE WORK
Preferred Drilling works throughout the entire State of Florida, including the Keys. We also provide service in parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and South Carolina. We have six locations strategically placed throughout Florida and Georgia to efficiently serve these areas. Each location is equipped with, at minimum, a Geoprobe® with auger attachment. Below is a complete list of our branches and corresponding equipment.
Pinellas Park, Florida
Our Corporate office is located at 8820 66th St North, Pinellas Park, FL 33782. The facility is 13,200 square feet situated on 1.75 acres with easy access to I-275. This service branch includes: one Terrasonic 150cc sonic rig, one D50 conventional drill rig, two track mounted Geoprobe® 7822 rigs and one remediation crew with equipment. This branch primarily serves the west coast of Florida, however the sonic rig and remediation crews will travel the entire state based on job requirements.
Our Lakeland branch, opened in 2005, is located at 2378 Old Combee Rd. The facility is 10,000 square feet and is located near I-4 & SR33. This branch warehouses one Geoprobe® 8140LS sonic rig, one Geoprobe® 3230 track mounted combo DPT/auger rig, two track mounted Geoprobe® 7822 rigs and one Geoprobe® 7720 rig. This centrally located facility allows PDS to provide competitive pricing in Central Florida and along the East Coast.
Live Oak, Florida
The PDS Live Oak branch was originally opened in 2010 as a way to service the northern portion of Florida. Located at 610 Industrial Ave. SW, it is conveniently situated near I-10 which provides for easy mobilization to surrounding areas including Jacksonville. This branch helps us to better serve the central and eastern portions of North Florida as well as parts of Georgia and South Carolina. The facility is 3,750 sq ft located on 1 acre of land and operates one D120 conventional drill rig and one Geoprobe® 7822 track mounted rig.
Our Milton, FL branch is located at 3476 Avalon Blvd. The branch was opened in 2016 to provide easier access to the Panhandle, Alabama and Mississippi. This facility is 6,000 sq. ft. situated on 1+ acres of land and operates one Geoprobe® 8040 track mounted combo DPT/auger rig.
In March 2019 PDS added its branch in Bonifay, FL through a partial acquisition of Huss Drilling. This branch is located at 2349 Hwy 177A. Warehousing one Geoprobe® 8150LS sonic rig and one Geoprobe® 7822 combo rig, this branch helps services the panhandle as well as parts of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and South Carolina.
PDS added our newest branch in November 2021 which is located at 350 Industrial Park Rd, Roberta, GA 31078. This branch will help us to more efficiently serve the states surrounding Florida. At this facility we house one Geoprobe® 7822DT track mounted combo DPT/auger rig and one conventional drill rig.