Drilling Department

NPC Drilling Department is the responsible of drilling and completion operations. utilizing the skills of highly qualified and experienced Engineers, Technicians and Drillers.

The department staff have a wide and long experience in drilling, testing and completion of oil, gas and water deep wells down to depth 4530m. NPC applies up-to-date IADC & API recommended practices and safety regulations for oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations.

In Addition to the gas wells drilled for its own self usage, NPC drilled many shallow and deep wells under contracts for other local parties and foreign oil companies. Client list includes; The Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan Phosphate Co. ANADARKO, BENTON and Trans-Global.


NPC owns the following three drilling rigs:

IDECO E-1700 (Jerash Rig)
National E-610 (Rum Rig)
Franks 5000 (Amra Rig)


In addition to the three drilling rigs the company owns a good stock of supporting equipment, which includes:

  • Coil Tubing Unit Bowen model 12-zm, 5000 m x 1” OD tubing service depth range.
  • Swabbing Unit S.S.R International model WLA-7006, 4500-m X 5/8” wire line service depth range.
  • Cement Unit /high pressure pumping unit Stewart & Stevenson model: S-350-M, 400 HP rated capacity.
  • Two Slick-line Units: Patso and Mathey model GCS 5000 m X 0.072” W.L and 7500 m X 0.092” W.L Service depth range.
  • Mobile three phase Horizontal separator 42” x 10” x 1440 PSI.
  • Oilfield Machine-shop capable to test, repair and maintain drilling equipment and tubular goods.