A Reputation for Excellence

Established in 1977, Everett Mitchell and a group of co-workers formed Mitchell’s Oil Field Service with a single yard in Baker, Montana. From its humble beginnings as a small family-owned business to its current  far-reaching scope of operations comprised of 400 employees in eight facilities, Mitchell’s has built a strong reputation as the leading oil field service provider in the Williston Basin and Bakken Formation.

A History of Mitchell's


1977 Founded by Everett and Viola Mitchell in Baker, Montana

1978 Opened Sidney, Montana facility

1999 Acquired Silverado Roustabout

2004 Opened Glendive, Montana facility

2007 Opened Watford City, North Dakota facility

2008 Acquired CB Contracting (including Killdeer and Bowman, North Dakota, facilities)

2009 Installed new company-wide IT system to improve asset utilization and project tracking

2010 Hired Todd Appel as President and CEO.
Appointed Everett Mitchell as Chairman.
Employee headcount exceeds 250.
Acquired B&G Production.

2011 Employee headcount exceeds 400.
Acquired SK&S.

2012 Acquired by Wood Group