Who We Are!

EDC is one of the leading drilling contractors in Egypt and the MENA region; established in 1976 in partnership with Maersk Drilling, EDC is now 100% owned by Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and other shareholders from the Egyptian petroleum sector. EDC owns and operates over 70 rigs, including six jack-ups, two offshore platform Rigs, and the rest being on shore Rigs with a variety of drilling, work-over and pulling units. The company currently employs over 5000 employees between the head offices in Cairo, Saudi Arabia and in field employees.

Our three priorities during our years in the oil and gas drilling industry are; Our Employees, Our Rigs & Equipment, and Serving our Clients.

Our ambition is to provide first class drilling service to our clients and in order to accomplish this we provide the best-trained and most competent people to do the job effectively & efficiently.

Safety being a priority in EDC, our company applies comprehensive Safety Management Systems in order to assist our employees in running an incident free operation.

We continuously work on maintaining and constantly developing our tools and systems to eliminate any risk involved in our operations and we do not accept to undertake any operation that involves risk to our people and / or equipment.

Our number one commercial priority is to maintain our domestic market position and provide international standard services to our domestic clients at profitable rates in addition to exploring new markets and expanding our current markets outside Egypt.

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What We Do !