NIDC Enjoys Up to 80 Drilling Rigs

Corporate Planning Director of National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) Naser Gholipour said on Sunday that the NIDC had this year completed drilling its 100th oil and gas well both onshore and offshore.

Gholipour said the operations on the well ended in Dehloran on Friday after fixing of the Fath 57 drilling rig.

The official said the well is located in one of the operation zones of the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) and is development in model, drilling more than 4,600 meters inside the ground.

He went on to say that since start of this year on March 20, the NIDC had drilled 33 developmental, one exploratory and 66 repair wells.

The official said 75 of the company’s offshore and onshore drilling rigs are operating in more than 10 provinces of the country. The company drilled as many as 161,560 meters inside the ground in the period under study, he added.