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Moorhouse Drilling & Completions
Moor House
Bessingby Way
Bessingby Industrial Estate
East Yorkshire
YO16 4SJ

Tel: +44 (0) 1262 608731



Moorhouse Drilling & Completions are a UK onshore well drilling project management, engineering and consultancy company which plans and manages deep well drilling projects for clients to ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 accredited systems.

Drilling Management Services

Moorhouse Drilling & Completions (MDC) provide drilling and well related project management services to the land based conventional and unconventional gas, gas storage, oil and geothermal industries. Over the past 20 years in business, Moorhouse have worked together with many clients around the world and continue to offer excellence in the following service areas to ISO 90001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited systems:

Project Management
Moorhouse offer a complete well project management service for all types of drilling, completion and workover projects, and can provide a turnkey service from initial planning, through detail design, supply chain engagement, Regulator engagement, HSEQ documentation, site construction, site operations and reporting. 

Well Services
Moorhouse have a team of experienced drilling, intervention and completion engineers with unparalleled experience of land well design and construction. The company's engineers have delivered successful projects across a wide variety of sectors including; conventional oil and gas, underground gas storage, coal bed methane, shale gas and geothermal.

Independent Well Examination
Moorhouse provides an independent assessment that well operations are designed and implemented in accordance with both applicable regulation and industry best practice. This examination of operations applies to the entire well lifecycle from its design, through to construction, testing, production operations and finally to suspension to abandonment.

Expert Witness
Moorhouse have provided expert advice and reports to support arbitration and litigation for a range of projects, both within the UK and overseas. As a market leader for the provision of well engineering services, their staff have unrivalled experience of deep well land operations. This expertise, coupled with an intimate knowledge of regulation and industry best practice, is applied to provide detailed, concise advice to a range of stakeholders. Moorhouse can facilitate discussions with affected parties to resolve disputes and the costs associated with legal or arbitration proceedings.

Lands Planning
The company's planning team provide a complete service for all aspects of lands planning and permitting to support onshore hydrocarbon extraction in the UK. Moorhouse offers advice to clients from all sectors of the deep well industry, at each stage of the project lifecycle from initial discussions to select suitable surface locations through to discharge planning conditions.

Logistics and Procurement
The Logistics and Procurement department manage the procurement of equipment and consumables and support the Drilling and Completion Engineers in the procurement of materials and services. Through delivery of numerous onshore UK projects Moorhouse have a detailed knowledge of the marketplace and have a network of equipment suppliers who, like Moorhouse, appreciate the differences in cost base between on-shore and off-shore operations. With these established relationships the company are able to drive cost savings through negotiation. Moorhouse regularly source equipment from UK, European and North American suppliers and can manage all aspects of the process through to delivery at the wellsite.

Storage & Maintenance Systems
Moorhouse has approximately 36,000 ft² of internal warehouse floor space and over 87,000 ft² of yard space for storage, which is made available to Clients for storage of their equipment ready to be transported as required to the project site. We also offer a full pipe management service and are able to clean, shot blast and prepare all tubular sizes prior to use on site.

Equipment Supply/Rental
Moorhouse can supply both rental, purchase and consumable equipment straight off the shelf, this allows quick turnaround times for clients in need of equipment at short notice. With their in-house logistic capabilities, items can be shipped immediately using external hauliers or Moorhouse’s own vans and HGV.

HSEQ Management
The company's commitment to safety, environmental protection and quality is uncompromising. Their belief is that with proper planning and systems all operations can be carried out incident free. The company integrated management system is accredited to OHSAS 18001 and as such provides a robust framework for occupational health and safety management and ensures that safety is an integral part of everything they do.