National Drilling Company launches five rigs

The new rigs will carry out maintenance of oil wells

Picture for illustrative purposes only.
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The National Drilling Company (NDC) has launched five new to carry out maintenance of oil wells, the Emirates News Agency reports.

The move is part of NDC's fleet expansion plans that cover onshore and offshore operations.

The NDC’s CEO, Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi, said that the company has doubled the number of its owned rigs over the past four years from 28 in 2009 to 58,

He added that the company is eager to acquire more rigs and sophisticated equipment in the future to enhance performance and raise the quality of its oil well drilling operations, processing and maintenance.

“Through cooperating with specialised, well-reputed international companies, NDC was able to access high quality drilling equipment, carry out all types of drilling operations, and attract increasing numbers of skilled manpower,” he commented.

“This comes as part of the company's development strategy to fulfil the current and future needs of its customers,” said Al Suwaidi.


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