Drilling and Well Engineering Department

First Geo has expanded its activities by establishing a Drilling and Well Engineering Department branch enabling First Geo to provide services to oil companies in Norway and internationally. Together with the existing services, First Geo are able to deliver high quality of all services needed for a complete well delivery including operations & well site geology and other related services.

The services are managed by frontrunners in the drilling and well engineering business in Norway.


  • Management of all types of well construction activities:
  • Planning
  • Operations
  • Close out
  • Procurement
  • HSEQ

Specialized single services:

  • Engineering services as casing design, tubing design, hydraulics, well paths, torque &drag analysis, conceptual well design, blow out calculations and contingency planning
  • Time and cost estimation
  • P&A design and operations
  • Rig consortium management
  • Offset wells analysis
  • Efficiency processes
  • Rig intake services
  • Technical limit analysis and follow up onshore/offshore
  • Rig inspections
  • Partner follow-up (engineering review)
  • Application for consent
  • Application for discharge permit
  • Hazid/Hazop services


Our personnel has extensive experience as drilling- and well engineers, drilling supervisors, drilling superintendents and managerial positions within drilling & wells activities. The experience is primarily from exploration and development operations at the NCS, but also from international operations in deep water environment.

Management System

We have developed a management system for drilling and well operations, which is compliant with the Norwegian rules and regulations. The system is built up of functional requirements and work processes. The work processes contains certain steps to continuously improve efficiency.

Integrated services

Driling and Well Engineering Department is focusing on integrated services for increased cost efficiency. Cooperation with other Akastor Group companies and oilfield service providers is part of this effort.

For more information about Drilling and Well Engineering services please contact us