This week, host and drilling expert Brock Yordy takes a question from Veronica, who has concerns about “age discrimination” in our new Emerging Drillers series. The series aims to put focus on excellence in under-40 professionals working drilling, groundwater and supporting industries. It’s Ask Brock 218.

Yordy argues programs like this, far from being discriminatory, serve a badly-needed purpose.

“We’ve found ourselves in a very precarious situation of not having a true next generation of champions that can be here for the next 30, 40 years,” Yordy says. “That’s what the Emerging Drillers series is.”

“It’s showing that we have a whole new generation ready to be muddy,” he adds.

Watch the video to hear more. Interested in submitting to our Emerging Driller series? Submit your candidates here.

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