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Norton Energy Drilling is a family owned drilling contractor based in Levelland, TX. Founded in 2005, Norton Energy provides contract drilling services to the exploration & production companies operating in the Northern Permian Basin.

Founder and President, John “Jay” W. Norton, is a third generation drilling contractor who began his oilfield career in 1978 roughnecking for the family business, Norton Drilling Company.  After receiving a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M, he worked for Texas Oil & Gas as a production and drilling engineer for several years.  He then returned to the family business in 1987 where he helped manage the 16-rig fleet with a focus on its turnkey and footage operations until its sale to Patterson-UTI drilling in 2001. 


With years of experience, Norton’s management team can provide customers with expertise for a successful drilling project.

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Corporate Headquarters
107 Industrial Drive
Levelland, TX 79336

Contract & Administrative
4420 6th Street
Lubbock, TX 79416