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Who is Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling?

Lorraine Qualls, CEO/CFO

Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling

L orraine serves as the CEO and CFO of Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling.  Lorraine not only oversees the operations, financial and accounting aspects of Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling, she also serves as a field responder for any last minute needs to get a project completed.  Prior to co-founding Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling, Lorraine had over 10 years of experience in the environmental drilling industry both as a supplier and business manager.  Further, prior to entering the environmental field, Lorraine had over 20 years experience in the automotive industry and as a small business owner, gaining vast experience in contract negotiations, acquisitions, financing solutions, project management, health and safety, regulatory compliance, quality control, and growth plans.  Lorraine has also served as an executive assistant for one of the largest international fracing companies in the world.

Roddy Qualls, Senior VP of Operations

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A graduate of Hardin Simmons University in Petroleum Geology, Roddy has over 25 years of experience in the environmental drilling industry both as an operator and an owner.   Roddy has extensive professional training in well site geology and logging applications providing results on various drilling projects.  He is licensed well driller in six states, with hands on experience in many drilling applications; including air rotary, mud rotary, hollow stem auger, direct push and chemical injections, he is able to meet any drilling need.  Roddy has extensive geotechnical drilling experience ranging from rock coring, wet coring and blow counts. Roddy started Groundwater Monitoring Incorporated in 1990, which was then bought out by Strata Core Services, LLC in 2007.  Roddy was the drilling operations manager at both Groundwater Monitoring Incorporated and Strata Core Services, LLC.  On December 1, 2012, Roddy co-founded Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling, in which he serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations.

Eric Hutton, VP of Operations

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Mr. Hutton is a licensed State of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana monitoring well driller with 15+ years experience in drilling, consulting, and remediation.  As a monitoring well driller, Eric has experience with various drilling applications including hollow-stem/solid-stem auger, direct push, mud/air rotary, and chemical injections.  Further as a consultant, Eric has completed and overseen numerous ASTM and SBA compliance Phase I All Appropriate Inquiries, Phase II subsurface investigations, Phase III remediation systems, mobile dual-phase extraction, soil characterization/disposal, aquifer slug testing, underground storage tank removal/assessments, and other risk-based assessments in compliance with the TCEQ and other state agencies.  Eric is also a licensed asbestos inspector and management planner through the Texas Department of State Health Services and an experienced OSHA instructor.

Lastly, Eric serves as President of the North Texas Association of Environmental Professionals and the Lone Star Chapter of the National Drilling Association.


At Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling we strive to provide cost effective and efficient drilling solutions, without sacrificing safety, quality, or customer service.

About Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling

Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling takes pride in our staff, our safety measures, and our state-of-the-art equipment.  We know that safety is a priority, and having brand new rigs and equipment helps ensure safety for our employees, clients, and allows for an easier and a more efficient drilling experience.

Although Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling is based in Fort Worth, Texas, we serve all of Texas including Arlington, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Longview, Texarkana, and all surrounding areas. Also, we are not strangers to places such as Albuquerque, New Mexico, Little Rock, Arkansas, Shreveport, Louisiana, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Wichita, Kansas.  With 30+ years in the environmental drilling business, Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling sets itself apart in the environmental industry.

Besides being a small business in the environmental drilling industry, we strive to operate Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling as a family-based and christian-based business that not only impacts the lives of our current staff, but up and coming generations.

Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling is a sponsor of a current employee's son, in his rodeo journey.

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