About Us


ADES Group is a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and Africa, offering offshore and onshore contract drilling, workover and offshore production services. Since its establishment in 2002, ADES has grown to become Egypt's largest offshore drilling operator by number of rigs, with a growing presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Algeria and ongoing penetration into new MENA markets. ADES Group's business model focuses on leveraging the Group's lean-cost structure, its highly-skilled workforce of over 3,500 personnel, and its customer-centric approach to create real value for its clients.

Our Services

ADES Group's principal business activities include the provision of onshore and offshore contract drilling workover services, MOPU production services, as well as accommodation, catering and barge-based project services. The Group's key core competitive strengths lie in its responsiveness, lean cost structure, highly qualified crew and an unwavering commitment to performance and client satisfaction.

Drilling & Workover Services

Through a fleet of 14 offshore jack-up rigs, 26 onshore rigs, and a team of experienced and highly-skilled employees

MOPU Services

Offering clients shorter lead times, accelerated production and maximized flexibility with phased-in field development

Jack-up Barge and Project Services

A wide range of marine tasks and offshore support services, including offshore accommodation as well as equipment and construction support

Our Footprint

ADES operates in largely pre-selected markets with natural barriers to entry with a focus on low risk, non-harsh shallow water environments.