"We've had three rigs operating for over a year now and all three of them are down right now. It's reminiscent of the 1986 pull back that we saw. It's kind of what happens in the oil field when you're dealing with commodities."
Norton says one of his rigs is scheduled to drill next week, but business won't be back to normal until the economy and crude oil prices stabilize. He says he's hoping to see a rebound in the drilling business in the next two to three months.