Shane Bell

Shane Bell

Core Drilling Manager

Industry Experience

Shane Bell has worked in the drilling industry since 2003. Shane is self-motivated and team-oriented with excellent problem-solving, computer, math, and organizational skills. Starting as a driller’s helper, Bell worked up the ranks in various driller and supervisor roles. Bell has worked in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, and Nevada. He has overseen many PQ, HQ, and NQ diamond core projects from shallow to depths of over 6,000 feet. Bell assists with operations and works closely with the core team to ensure Safe, Clean, Production as we grow.

Professional Experience

2021 – Present, Core Manager, Premier Drilling Company
2013 – 2021, Field Supervisor, National Exploration Well & Pumps
2011 – 2013, Diamond Core Driller, National Exploration Well & Pumps
2009 – 2011, Diamond Core Driller / Supervisor, Quest of America Drilling
2003 – 2009, Diamond Core Helper / Driller / Supervisor, Timberline Drilling
1999 – 2003, Class C Faller / Engine Boss, Forest Service

Training and Certifications

  • MSHA Certified
  • OSHA Certified
  • First Aid / CPR Certified

Drill Rigs Mastered

  • Atlas Copco / Epiroc – Christensen 140, CS1,000, CS-14, CT4001, and CT20
  • BLY LF-90, LF70, and LF230
  • Quest LF125, LF250, and AR75 Fly Rig
  • Hagby 1500
  • Diamec U6 and U8
  • EDM 140 and 2000