Iceland Drilling has over 70 years of experience in

High temperature deep geothermal drilling

Currently operating in: Iceland, Azores, and Djibouti
Recent Projects: St. Vincent, New Zealand, Montserrat
Other Projects: , Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, UK,  Philippines, Nicaragua, Dominica

Business Area

Iceland Drilling Company Ltd (IDC) is a leading high technical company in the field of high temperature deep geothermal drilling and has many decades of experience in both high and low temperature drilling. The company operates internationally, and possesses a fleet of new hydraulic rigs and modern drilling equipment that can be transferred swiftly from one part of the world to another.The company has well-grounded expertise in international deep drilling projects, with a record of several hundred high temperature geothermal wells.


Drilled over 300 deep wells in the last 10 years.
Drilled over 400 deep wells since 1970.


IDC's rigs are new and modern
IDC's rigs are automatic for safe and efficient operation
IDC's rigs are maintained to highest standard
IDC's rigs are specially designed for geothermal drilling
IDC's rigs have history working in harsh situation in snow and
minus degrees

Operation Countries

Currently IDC is operating in Iceland, Djibouti, and in the Azores. Recent project in St. Vincent, Nicaragua, and New Zealand. IDC is licensed drilling operator in Indonesia under the name PT Iceland Drilling Indonesia.

Organization Chart

Board of Directors


Ólafur Þór Jóhannesson, Chairman

Hilmar Ágústsson

Baldvin Þorsteinsson

Eva Bryndís Helgadóttir

Auður Ýr Sveinsdóttir


Executive Board


Sigurður Sigurðsson, CEO    Tel: +354 5855203

Guðjón Ásmundsson, CFO   Tel: +354 585 5299

Gunnar Freyr Guðmundsson, COO  Tel: +354 5855258

Torfi Pálsson, Director Human resources   Tel: +354 585 5290

Erlingur E. Jónasson,  QHSE  Tel: +354 585 5525


Auður Jónasdóttir, Director procurement   Tel: +354 585 5228


Bjarni Guðmundsson, Executive Project Manager  Tel: +354 5855235

Bruce Gatherer, Operation Director Hekla Energy   Tel: +354 585 5286


Reliable Service

IDC has a good mix of crews with experience on its rigs and in drilling for geothermal

Decades of Experience

Over 70 years of experience in Geothermlal Drilling

Integrated service

IDC offer integrated project service