No 47



Iranian Drilling Operations Up 18%

The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has spudded 77 wells in oil and gas fields since the start of the current Iranian year on 21 March, an increase of 18% on the same period last year, according to Iranian press reports of 15 November. The reports cited NIDC Planning Director Hajat Shamsipour as saying that the drilling operations were carried out using 43 onshore and four offshore oil rigs, while four other rigs...