Adnoc Drilling awarded $3.8 billion contract, underscoring strong growth trajectory

Five-year agreement for provision of drilling, workover and well services to Adnoc Onshore; Contract reinforces Adnoc Drilling’s unique position as sole drilling services provider to Adnoc



Structured to drive efficiency in work crews, rig move time and maintenance scheduling, the contract benefits both Adnoc Drilling and Adnoc Onshore. It underpins Adnoc Drilling’s unique position as sole drilling services provider to Adnoc and will advance Adnoc Drilling’s ambitious growth and expansion plans. — File photo
Structured to drive efficiency in work crews, rig move time and maintenance scheduling, the contract benefits both Adnoc Drilling and Adnoc Onshore. It underpins Adnoc Drilling’s unique position as sole drilling services provider to Adnoc and will advance Adnoc Drilling’s ambitious growth and expansion plans. — File photo

By Staff Report

Published: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 9:25 AM

Adnoc Drilling Company on Thursday announced that it has signed a five-year drilling services agreement with Adnoc Onshore for the continued provision of drilling, workover and other well services. The contract will run for up to five years, for a total value of $3.8 billion.

Structured to drive efficiency in work crews, rig move time and maintenance scheduling, the contract benefits both Adnoc Drilling and Adnoc Onshore. It underpins Adnoc Drilling’s unique position as sole drilling services provider to Adnoc and will advance Adnoc Drilling’s ambitious growth and expansion plans.

Abdulrahman Abdullah Al Seiari, chief executive officer of Adnoc Drilling, said Adnoc Onshore is a valued and long-standing customer and this contract award further extends a 50-year profitable and unique partnership.

"I am delighted, that working together, we will continue to drive value for Adnoc and the UAE, delivering on the 2030 strategic production capacity and gas self-sufficiency targets. Advanced technologies and digitalisation are at the heart of this agreement, as Adnoc Drilling continues to improve efficiencies, drive further growth opportunities, while minimising our environmental footprint,” he said.

Following its record ADX listing on October 3, 2021, Adnoc Drilling released its first earnings on November 10, 2021, showing strong and resilient growth for the third quarter and first nine months of the year. The company’s growth journey includes geographical expansion and further development of Adnoc Drilling’s Oilfield Services offering.

Adnoc Drilling is the only provider of fully Integrated Drilling Services (IDS) in the region and since 2018, the Company has delivered more than $250 million of savings to its customers through the delivery of these wells.

— muzaffarrizvi@khaleejtimes.com


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