Dec 27, 2017, 2:28 PM
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Iran finishes 119 oil, gas well projects in 9 months: Official

Ahvaz, Dec 27, IRNA – An official announced on Wednesday that National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has completed 119 drilling projects in the past nine months in the country's onshore and offshore areas.

Naser Qolipour, a manager at NIDC, made the announcement during a visit to a drilling exhibition underway in southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz.

Some 86 of the wells were drilled by National Iranian South Oilfields Company, 24 by Petroleum Engineering and Development Company, seven by Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) and two by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Exploration Directorate, he said.

By safeguarding resources, employing infrastructure methods, expanding international relations and relying on domestic skilled manpower, NIDC is considered as the powerful executive arm of upstream oil industry for production of oil and gas, reported Shana which stands for its Persian acronym Petroenergy Information Network.


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