With the development of the Oil industry in Kurdistan, more and more exploration and production companies are setting up in the region. This development has naturally brought about the need of services for their work.
Today, there are a number of Oil industry service providers physicall present in the Kurdistan region. Here is the list of the major ones:
The first multi-disciplined Iraqi company specializing in providing oilfield services to the operating companies, as well as a strong partner of such companies in the challenging area of Iraqi oilfield development. OilSERV is committed to delivering services matching international standards, based on a deep knowledge of the business, experienced personnel and state-of-the-art equipment.
Iraqi Oilfield Services Company specialized in Open Hole Wireline Logging, Cased Hole Wireline Logging, Cementing, Acidizing, Well Testing and Coiled Tubing Services. Since 2006, OilSERV has been providing world class services with highest Q-HSSE standards to oil and gas industry in Iraq. www.oilserv.biz
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering is the leading regional provider of Oilfield Services in the Middle East. Established in the United Arab Emirates in 1977, the company now has over 1300 employees working in 19 countries providing a variety of oilfield services and producing specialized products for the oil & gas industry.
Al Mansouri have established offices in the Ainkawa district of Erbil and are a major srvice provider for health and safety services in the region. www.almansoori.biz
Based on our local experience working in Iraq since 2005, Smith Drilling Systems (SDS) decided to open a service and repair facility for our equipment in Country. The first facility was established in December 2007, and we moved to a new custom built facility in June 2009.
SDS is continually trying to improve the support level to all our customers in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SDS is now situated in a 1,200 sq/m covered warehouse at the Alfagates Gazna B facility. The site is approximately 4km north of Ankawa on the road to the village of Gazna, beside the Erbil International Airport. www.smithdrillingsystems.com
Oil and Gas Management Services Group (OGSG) is the first complete service provider to the oil and gas industry in Iraq. Comprised of leading international corporations that possess a comprehensive scope of capabilities and core competencies, OGSG offers an unparalleled range of premium products and services to the oil and gas industry in Iraq.
OGSG distinguishes itself through the individual strengths and combined synergies of its member companies. With its operations in the Kurdish Region and facilities throughout Iraq, OGSG effectively delivers a wide range of services to oil and gas companies operating country-wide. www.oagsg.com
TULAZ GENERAL TRADING & CONTRACTING CO. is a labor, goods and service supplier, and contractor for Iraq established in 2006 in the capital city of North Iraq, Erbil. It is registered in the Iraqi Trade Ministry in Baghdad as well.
KAR Group is a full spectrum oil & gas sector services company working throughout Iraq providing expertise in project design, engineering and construction, plant design and installation, pipeline design, healt, safety and security services. www.kargroup.net
Weatherford International Ltd. is one of the largest global providers of advanced products and services that span the drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention cycles of oil and natural gas wells. Weatherford employs more than 50,000 employees worldwide, operates in more than 100 countries to include 125 globally distributed manufacturing facilities supporting 900 service bases and 16 technology development and training facilities.
They have operational bases in Amara, Basra, Missan, and Erbil.
Air Drilling Associates is a world leader in applying air-, mist-, foam-, aerated fluid and other underbalanced techniques for petroleum and geothermal drilling projects. The company is led by a management team with over thirty years of experience running such projects on all continents of the world. Our equipment fleet has an average age of only two years, making it among the youngest and most modern in the industry. All this is backed up by our strong commitment to quality, safety, health and the environment through adherence to the strictest regulatory and ISO requirements. www.airdrilling.com
Rotary Drilling Company Ltd is part of the Cosco group. Its headquarters are located in Hungary and have a history working in Iraq. During the 80’s, Rotary was a major well driller in the Rumaila oil field in Southern Iraq. Today, they are concentrating on the Kurdistan region. They have started implementing their first rig in March 2011. www.rotarydrilling.hu
Strata Energy Services Inc. continued the international growth of its operations by winning a bid for a multi-well Underbalanced drilling project in Kurdistan.
The award of the contract continues a year of impressive international growth and new market expansion by Strata marked by further expansion in to the USA, to Indonesia, and to the Middle East.
Slated to being operations in Q1 of 2011, the Kurdistan UBD project will utilize the full Strata Underbalanced Drilling package, including the Strata RFD Rotating Flow Diverter, along with Strata Surface Recovery & Separation and Membrane Nitrogen Generation systems. www.strataenergy.net