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Parker Drilling

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Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) provides advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. We are a technically innovative company providing worldwide drilling services, rental tools and project management, including rig design, construction and operations management.

Parker's international fleet includes 21 land rigs and one offshore barge rig, and it's U.S. fleet includes 13 barge rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and two land rigs in Alaska. Parker's rental tools business supplies premium equipment to operators on land and offshore in the U.S. and select international markets. Parker's project management business includes multiple contracts for the design, construction or operation of customer-owned rigs, including operation of extended-reach-drilling land rigs (also designed and built by Parker) and an offshore drilling platform.

Founded in 1934, Parker has set numerous world records for deep and extended-reach drilling and is an industry leader in safety performance. We leverage our technical and safety leadership, cultivated through decades of project execution in new and emerging global markets, to enhance the efficiencies of our customers' drilling programs.


Career Opportunities

Parker teams strive daily toward our Vision: To be the most innovative, reliable and efficient company in our industry. We firmly believe that doing the job right and safely the first time helps us to ensure our customers can achieve their operational goals on time and within budget.

In order to achieve this Vision, we employ the most talented people in our industry. Parker people are industry leaders, dedicated to continually improving operational performance; keeping safety at the forefront of everything they do; and setting multiple world records for extended reach drilling.

Every Parker team member contributes to achieving our goals, and we know that it’s thanks to them that Parker continues to build upon more than 80 years of experience finding innovative solutions to our customers’ challenges.

We are always looking to welcome new members to our team, with opportunities available across the globe in areas such as: operational roles in Drilling, Rental Tools Services, Well Services, Equipment Maintenance, Engineering and Project Management; and support functions like Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal & Compliance, and many more.

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker can help you grow your career goals through our International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Accredited Competency Assurance Program, including world-class classroom and on-the-job training in operations around the globe. Parker people enjoy support in defining career aspirations and watching them grow!

Join our Parker Talent Network today to review our current job openings and to be updated on future opportunities suitable for you.

Career Opportunities with Us

The Parker team has a direct impact on the success of today’s energy industry, with oil and gas companies across the world relying on us for technically innovative drilling services, premium rental tools, equipment and well services, and advanced operations and management support.

Join our team and you’ll work among talented professionals who are committed to going the extra mile for our customers and establishing our reputation as an industry leader for both drilling and rental solutions.

Where are we?

Parker Drilling’s Corporate headquarters is located in Houston, TX; with our Eastern Hemisphere headquarters in Dubai.

  • • North American shore and rig-based operations in Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, and Canada.
  • • International shore and rig-based operations globally with locations in Russia, Caspian Sea, Middle East and Asia Pacific
  • • Global service hubs and locations for our Rental Services in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, US and Latin America

Who are we?

We are a dedicated team with a passion for getting the job done right, the first time. We take pride in every job we do and aim to perform better today than we did yesterday; treating our customers’ operational goals as our own. Every member of our team contributes to our success from rig and operations personnel, to office-based staff across our business segments. Every team member makes a difference.


Contact us

5 Greenway Plaza, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77046
Tel. +1 281-406-2000