In 1987, National Oil Well Maintenance Company (NOWMCO) formally started its operation in Dukhan, the first onshore oilfield in the state of Qatar assisting Qatar Petroleum in exploration and production.
In 1995, NOWMCO established a branch in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia providing various services to the oil and gas industry.
NOWMCO Sudan was established in 1996 and worked over three wells using Coiled Tubing Drilling Technology (CTD) in Adar-Yale field of south Sudan. The company installed ESPs with CT on the same wells.
A new joint venture in Abu Dhabi was formed in 2004 in the name of Specialised Oil Well Maintenance Company (SOWMCO). The new operations base is scheduled to be commissioned in the first Quarter of 2006.
Syria operation was started in 2004 providing Coiled Tubing services to Dublin Petroleum (Syria) Limited.
Headquartered in Doha, the capital of State of Qatar, NOWMCO has functional Offices in Sudan, Iraq, Yemen and Libya.
NOWMCO provides customised services to the petroleum and petrochemical industry, including Coiled Tubing, Stimulation, Cementing, Nitrogen, Helium, Filtration, Pumping, Hydrojetting, Laboratory, Engineering and Consultation.
NOWMCO is one of the major national players in the petroleum industry in Qatar and Saudi Arabia. NOWMCO has the distinction of being the only regional (national) company in the Arab World of its kind.
The company has ongoing contracts to deliver various services for Qatar Petroleum, Ras Gas Company Limited, Qatar Petroleum Development Company, Wintershall, Saudi Aramco, and Occidental Petroleum Qatar and a number of call-off contracts with major operators in the region such as Total E&P, Dolphin Energy, Maersk Oil, ConocoPhilips and Anadarko among others.
The company is operating on more than 30 land rigs for cementing and all offshore rigs/platforms (QATAR) for Coiled Tubing/Stimulation.
Operations Bases are located at Dukhan in Qatar and Khatif in Saudi Arabia with all facilities including well equipped well service laboratories.
All operations are handled by a well experienced workforce of over 500 multinational employees backed up by a highly qualified engineering team.
NOWMCO Qatar has three certificates accredited by BVQI-UKAS - ISO9001:2000 for Quality, ISO14001:2004 for Environmental & OHSAS18001:1999 for Occupational Health and Safety Management.