The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has successfully spudded 15 oil and gas wells in oil-rich regions of the country in the first month of the Iranian calendar year (March 20-April 20, 2020).
According to NIDC, Babak Zangeneh, director of consolidated planning at NIDC, said the wells entailed appraisal, development and workover projects.
He said 14 of the wells were drilled in the fields operated by the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC).
Moreover, the company spudded 8,854 meters during the month and transferred 20 rigs for operational purposes.
According to Zangeneh, of 72 rigs in NIDC fleet, 59 rigs are operational currently.