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Shelf Drilling

Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates


Shelf Drilling is exclusively focused on providing best-in-class shallow water drilling services to the oil and gas industry. They are the world’s second largest contractor of independent-leg cantilever (ILC) jack-up rigs.

Headquartered in Dubai, Shelf Drilling begun with the acquisition of 37 jack-up drilling rigs and one swamp barge from Transocean in 2012. Their fleet operates in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, India, West Africa and the Mediterranean. Shelf Drilling’s strategy is to maintain a sole focus on shallow water drilling services and leverage decades of industry experience and an outstanding track record to provide best-in-class drilling operations for our customers. Their team, with decades of experience, seeks to provide the safest and the most reliable fit-for-purpose jackup drilling services to build long-term and mutually beneficial relationships with customers, suppliers and investors.


PO BOX 212201 Jumeirah Business Centre 3, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lake Towers Dubai,United Arab Emirates

T +971 4 567 3400


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