Caster Drilling is widely regarded as the premier drilling and inspection company in Western NY and PA. Now in the fourth generation of family ownership, Caster Drilling is the only company in the area to have a Certified Master Driller in Trent Caster and international expertise from drilling in the US, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Jamaica and Guatemala. All this is to say that whatever your project entails, we are up to the task!
The Caster name is synonymous with the word DRILLING.
In 1902 the Caster brothers (Leon and Osias Caster) started in the well drilling industry. Osias passed the family tradition on to his son "Galen" who in turn passed the tradition on to Gordon. Gordon drilled his first well at the age of 12. Gordon will be 80 this June and is still very active in the daily operations. In 1965 Gordon and Severn established Caster Well Drilling in Jamestown NY. Caster's primary focus was drilling water wells and the company later took on pump installation.
Installing jet and submersible style water pumps.
In the 1980's, Caster Well Drilling expanded its business for natural gas and oil in Western New York and PA. Caster's also expanded and worked for major oil companies, expanded Caster Well Drilling to Saudi Arabia and Canada, and consulted with Ivory Coast of Africa in regards to its water systems.
In 1986 Pernell Caster returned to the family industry after obtaining a degree in aviation. Pernell took on an extensive drilling project in Canada for five years doing geothermal drilling. Caster Well Drilling includes alternative energy technology.
Our licensing qualifications include: NY State License #10084 and PA State License #2079.