28 August 2016 - 09:36
  • News Code: 267843
NIDC Drills 551 Wells in 3 Years

TEHRAN, Aug 28 (Shana) – Managing Director of National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) Heidar Bahmani said on Saturday that 551 wells being more than 1,080,000 meters long were drilled in three years since 1392 (2013-14), when the 11th government took office.

Bahmani said the NIDC had used all its efforts to address major portion of the needs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

He said thus far, his company has been able to drill and complete drilling of 268 delineation and development wells, six exploration wells and 277 repair wells.

He went on to say that presently, his company has about 70 percent of the market under its control, using 75 offshore and onshore rigs.

He said over the past three years, five onshore heavy rigs had joined its rig fleet.

 From a limited fleet of six drilling rigs in beginning of the 80' to one of the Middle East most trusted companies in the field of oil & gas wells drilling, NIDC has a good history of technical innovation and development. 

NIDC traces its roots to 1980, when it was established at the behest of Great Leader of Iran. Since its inception NIDC has always been the leading provider for both onshore and offshore drilling as well as related technical services and well control operations in the country.

At present, NIDC has a workforce of 16,000 employees, working in 10 provinces.  

Presenting all the required technical services and enjoying the benefits of its state of the art equipment and skilled man power and expertise gives NIDC a unique position among drilling contractors and made it a qualified candidate for International projects. 

With the right people, right strategy and the right policy, NIDC is moving to address the drilling industry’s comprehensive needs.

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