Drilling is in Saipem’s DNA and don't forget the "P" in Saipem stands for Perforazione (Drilling).

We have been operating in the sector since the company began and our first operations date back to 1959 off the coast of Gela in Sicily.

Since then, Saipem's fleet, which currently consists of drilling vessels with different technological capabilities, is capable of operating at all depths, from ultra-deep to deep, reaching the lowest depths while navigating diverse seas.

Over the years, our primary goal has been to establish long-term relationships with exploration and production companies and contribute to their success by drilling the deepest and most technically challenging wells while always managing an ethical and sustainable business. We guarantee high standards of reliability, flexibility and safety. Our clients include not only the world’s major oil companies, but also the different state giants in the Oil & Gas sector.

We have never forgotten the importance of innovation and self-innovation. We continue to recognise the specific requirements of every client and we always keep in mind our main guiding principle of “safety first”.

We owe our success to our highly qualified, committed, motivated personnel with a strong culture of safety, capable of facing any situation and responding promptly in the most complex scenarios This is not just a question of offshore drilling. It is true passion coming from an extraordinary past, a proud present and an exceptionally promising future.

Our fleet includes drillships, jack-ups and semi-submersibles capable of operating in shallow to ultra-deepwater and harsh environments operation.

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E-mail address Commercial.Drilling@saipem.com

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