Owners of Chilako Drilling: Larry and Maureen DeLong
Larry is a soil technologist and received his education
from Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in
Saskatoon, graduating in 1974.
He worked for Alberta Agriculture from 1974 until 1979 Chilako Drilling was started May 1979 in Coaldale, Alberta with a single B31 Mobile Drill to do soil survey work in the South Saskatchewan River basin under a government contract. Chilako later expanded offering geo-techincal drilling to private engineering companies. In the early 1980's Chilako Drilling also began offering an environmental drilling service.
Presently Chilako Drilling operates 7 drill rigs.