5500+ wells corrected

105+ million feet of data

serviced over 443 unique rigs with over 96 unique customers

In the short time since its inception in 2015, Superior QC has established itself as the industry leader in survey management technology, gaining the trust of many of the largest Global Oil & Gas Operators. By adapting Space Flight Navigation algorithms, experts from the Aerospace industry came together to solve the difficult task of optimized wellbore placement. What makes the Superior QC approach more advanced than the traditional and dated methods currently available on the market is the unique ability to innovate solutions that leverage best-in-class analytical & statistical frameworks as well as operational best practices from both the Aerospace and Oil & Gas industries. Through head-to-head comparisons, Superior QC has been proven time and time again to possess the most accurate & reliable survey correction algorithms on the market.

In addition to state-of-the-art survey correction software, Superior QC prides itself on the ability and willingness to tackle even the most challenging projects. This includes undertaking forensic investigations of production issues, well spacing concerns, complications created by wellbore tortuosity, well collisions, and any other wellbore surveying quandaries that may require further explanation. It is Superior QC’s policy to give the correct answer, not the easy answer, in all cases which has helped build a level of trust that has positioned Superior QC as the go-to survey management company.


We have the most advanced technology, and our best-in-class people are dedicated to delivering it to our clients.

Chad Hanak
President LinkedIn


Chad Hanak is an entrepreneur and founder of Superior QC, an oil and gas wellbore guidance and navigation company.  He has extensive experience in estimation & automation, with a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering specializing in navigation and control theory.  Chad spent 10 years at NASA as a guidance, navigation, and controls engineer before joining the R&D department at Baker Hughes in 2011.  He started Superior QC in 2015 and has grown it into one of the largest 3rd party survey management companies in the US.

Ryan Kirby
Vice President of Operations

Mark Thomas
Vice President of Marketing

Tim Paton
Business Development Manager

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Business Development Representative

Christina Chomel
Senior Software Developer

Ryan Gunter
Operations Manager

Joel Dunn
Senior Technical Advisor

Josh Albright
Technical Advisor

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Technical Advisor