In 1958, Calvin & Lorraine Powell started Powell Drilling and Services, Inc. as Calvin E. Powell Drilling in partnership with Delaware Valley Well Drilling. In 1962, the company was incorporated as Powell Drilling & Services, Inc. with Calvin E. Powell & Lorraine Powell as sole owners. Karl King joined the company in _____. Calvin's nephew John E. Rainey and Robert Tyson both joined the company as young men and along with Karl are still with us today. Our technicians have years of service and expertise to offer to the well owners of the Delaware Valley. Now in 2014, Calvin and Lorraine are retiring and transferring the ownership of the company to his nephew John Rainey. John, along with working as an expert technician & well driller, has been managing the company for many years and looks forward to the opportunity to expand and build Powell Drilling & Services, Inc. in the future to come.