About UAV Exploration

Our mission: To be the recognized leader in orphaned and abandoned well locating. Period.

Who We Are

UAV Exploration Inc. is a geophysical services provider specializing in Unmanned Aerial Magnetic Surveying. We combine the latest in lightweight magnetic sensor technology, highly specialized aerial platforms and expert-level flight operations to produce the highest quality unmanned aeromagnetic surveys available.

UAV Exploration is more than another Drone Survey Company, we are among the most experienced UAS operators in the US, and the pioneers of drone-magnetic surveying for well locating. Our company was founded over a decade ago at the forefront of the drone revolution and was the first to develop drone-magnetometer technology specifically tailored for well-locating. We pride ourselves on our methods being the standard that regulatory agencies look to when considering how abandoned well surveys should be completed. We are a hard-working team of pilots, geophysicists, field technicians and project managers striving to provide exceptional results for our clients.

A person walking on a road with a drone flying over it
UAV drone icon surveying lands

Our Mission and Core Values

At UAV Exploration, our mission is to remain as the recognized leader in drone-based magnetic surveying for locating orphaned and abandoned wells. We are committed to maintaining a philosophy that focuses on being the best at what we do. We endeavor to stay on the cutting edge of developing and implementing new technologies and procedures to further enhance our survey results. We strive to maintain the UAVEX way in all that we do.

Technical Expertise

To be the most knowledgeable consultant in the industry. Expertly assisting clients in understanding the technology, processes and requirements of a drone-based abandoned well survey.


Our goal is to make sure our clients know they are in good hands. That they can rest easy, knowing each detail of their survey will be carefully handled by our experienced team.


Unforeseen challenges are inevitable on any large-scale survey. With our think-outside-the-box approach, we’ll get our part done, so our clients can get their part done.


Luke Wylie
Founder & COO
Bart Wylie
Vice President * Business Manager

Engage the True Leaders in UAV Magnetic Surveys

We recognize each abandoned well survey has unique requirements. Our goal is to provide a turn-key solution for our clients to ensure their specific project demands are met.

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