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Decades of experience in geothermal drilling

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 modern hydraulic rigs and 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 geothermal wells in the last 20 years.
  • Drilled over 500 deep wells since 1970.


Operating countries

  • Currently operating  in Iceland, Djibouti, and in the Azor Islands
  • Recent projects in Iceland, St. Vincent New Zealand, Dominica, Montserrat, and Nicaragua
  • Licensed drilling operator in Indonesia under the name PT Iceland Drilling Indonesia.


Other operating countries

  • Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Hungary, UK, Philippines and Ireland.



  • IDC’s rigs are modern hydraulic drilling equipment.
  • IDC’s rigs are automatic for safe and efficient operations.
  • IDC’s rigs are maintained to highest standards. 


Over 70 years of drilling experience

  • Iceland Drilling was established in 1945.


Certification in QHSE

  • Quality Management System – ISO 9001:2015
  • Environmental Management System – ISO 14001:2015
  • Occupational Health & Safety Management System – ISO 45001:2018.


Associations – Membership

  • IADC, International Association of Drilling Contractors.
  • IGA, International Geothermal Association.