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North Drilling Company,
Symbol Of Authority
And Development
Iranian Drilling Industry

North Drilling, a leading company in oil and gas well drilling, has worked out important strategies in line with its vision plan. The company has managed to take important steps with regard to winning a foothold in Iran’s drilling market.

North Drilling currently provides a variety of technical services to top Iranian and international companies. Some of them are as follows: offshore drilling and services, cementing and acidizing, slanted drilling, well logging, casing insertion, rotary equipment, mud and cement engineering, cuttings, drilling operations control.

Here is a chronology of North Drilling’s marking events:

1998

ndco North Drilling was registered as an upstream oil industry company by virtue of a decision by the Board of Directors of National Iranian Oil Company.

2002

ndco The company starts activity based on cutting edge technologies and knowledge-based management.

2006

ndco Iran Behshahr and Rata vessels become operational.

ndco Elima offshore jackup rig becomes operational.  

2007

ndco NDC-110 onshore drilling platform become operational.

2008

ndco By virtue of Article 44 of the Constitution, North Drilling becomes a public joint stock company.

ndco NDC111, NDC-112 and NDC-113 onshore drilling platforms are put into operation.

2009

ndco Share subscription starts by North Drilling at Tehran Stock Exchange.

ndco A two-year contract is signed for drilling in Turkmenistan’s Cheliken by Elima jackup rig. The contract has so far been renewed due to North Drilling’s good performance. North Drilling continues to be the only Iranian drilling company operating overseas.

ndco NDC-114, NDC-115 and NDC-117 onshore drilling platforms are launched.

2010

ndco NDC-116 onshore drilling platform becomes operational.

2011

ndco Exploration drilling operations for Sardar-e-Jangal field by sophisticated Amir-Kabir semi-submersible (owned by Khazar Exploration and Production Company) is over in the Caspian Sea.

2012

ndco NDC-119 onshore drilling platform starts operation.

ndco Sahar-I jackup rig comes on-stream.

2013

ndco Sahar-II jackup rig comes on-stream.

 

North Drilling continues to remain a modern drilling company in Iran and the Middle East. It owns 9 onshore drilling rigs and 3 jackup rigs.