Jan 5, 2016, 10:47 AM
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NIDC drills 90 wells in nine months

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has drilled 90 oil and gas wells since March 21, 2015.

The total length of the wells comes to nearly 50 km long showing an 18-percent growth year-on-year and include directional and horizontal wells, said a senior NIDC official, Shana reported, according to the Tehran-based English News Paper, Iran Daily.

Mehran Alipour, head of the operations department of NIDC, said the department has drilled over 1,300 km of oil and gas wells across Iran ever since it was established in 1992.

The company's services include well logging, cementing and acidizing, drill stem test, well testing, training and development and general services. It also provides engineering, programming, and industrial cleaning services to steam boilers, compressors oil systems, water jackets, chillers and heat exchangers as well as industrial cleaning services to the oil and gas refineries.

The NIDC is responsible for all offshore and onshore drilling activities. In 2011, NIDC, drilled or completed 192 oil and gas wells, drilled 454,000 meters of wells and provided more than 8,000 expert or technical services to its clients.

From a limited fleet of six drilling rigs in the beginning of the 1980s, the NIDC has grown to become one of the Middle East most trusted companies in the field of oil and gas wells drilling.