1123 GMT February 19, 2019
Mohammad Al-e Khamis, the head of the NIDC's drilling operations department, added the drilling of the 100th well was completed at 24:00 local time (8:30 p.m. GMT) on November 2018, Shana reported.
He noted that the drilling of the well took 125 days, adding that following the completion of the operations, the well was handed over to the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC).
Al-e Khamis said since March 2018, the NIDC has drilled 40 development wells, 5 appraisal wells and 55 workover wells.
He noted that the major part of the NIDC's drilling operation are conducted in the operational area belonging to NISOC, adding the rest of the company's drilling rigs are being deployed in development projects implemented by Petroleum Engineering and Development Company, Arvandan Oil and Gas Company, Iranian Offshore Oil Company and Iranian Central Oil Fields Company.