|Message from the CEO & MD
In May 2004, Gulf Drilling International Limited (GDI) was established
as the first offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling company in Qatar.
Since 2014 GDI is a 100% Qatari owned company.
GDI – a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS) – was
established with an aim to contribute to the social sector of Qatar by
creating good job opportunities for Qatari nationals, growth of the
national economy, achieve Qatar’s 2030 vision for sustainable social,
economic, human and environmental development.
|We are committed to protect our
environment and we work in compliance ‘as applicable’ with all related
international and local regulations.
Our approach to sustainable development runs across all our activities
and the foundation of our approach is running a safe, efficient,
responsible and profitable business.
GDI is a World Class Drilling Company and a market leader in Qatar that
focuses on providing safe, efficient & cost effective drilling, liftboat
and Jack-up accommodation services.
During the time between 2011 and 2016 , GDI’s rig fleet
has grown to twenty one (21) assets, its current fleet consists of
Ten (10) offshore jack-up drilling rigs, eight (8) land rigs, two (2)
liftboats and one (1) accommodation jack-up, and its workforce has
reached over 1500 employees. One of our great strengths is being a
Different ethnicities, experiences, customs and ideas, constitute a
diversity that promotes a culture of teamwork and understanding. This
unique culture has been positively reflected in our outstanding
performance and we will continue to adapt and implement the IOC’s best
practices in oil and gas drilling industry.
We are committed to provide professional services to our clients as well
as providing support to our employees and to our installations. We are
proactive in our efforts to ensure that our activates are attended and
delivered safely with a high level of quality.
Mubarak Awaida Al-Hajri
CEO & Managing Director
(Gulf Drilling International)