Well Engineering Partners (WEP) is established in 1996 as an engineering company for oil, gas and salt wells. At the first start, WEP was a small company with a few employees. The company grew with its focus on oil, gas and salt wells worldwide. From 2006 on WEP’s focus was more on the engineering and drilling of geothermal wells in the Netherlands. Nowadays WEP has its hands in Oil&Gas, Solution Mining & Geothermal Energy.
In 2011 WEP merged with PGMi (PetroGas Minerals international B.V.), PGMi was a similar company as WEP with its main focus on engineering geothermal wells as well. PGMi started in 2006 with the Heerlen Minewater project and engineered and managed 3 more geothermal projects. After the merger, WEP became a company with 25 engineers and grew rapidly. In the years from 2011 on, WEP became the leading company in engineering geothermal wells in the Netherlands. Furthermore, WEP strengthened its position in the engineering, drilling and maintenance services in the salt industry in the Netherlands.
Nowadays WEP is an engineering company with 30 engineers and an extensive network of associated consultants. WEP has a great reputation for excellence in projects.
Since its establishment in 1996 WEP has built up a decent track record in well engineering and drilling management. These are some of WEP’s key business facts and achievements.
BSc, MSc, PhD engineers
(Geothermal, Salt, Oil&Gas, New Technology)
Established in 1996
WEP delivered its first geothermal well in 2006 in the Netherlands. In the years after, WEP has grown to the leading geothermal well engineering & drilling management company in the Netherlands. Almost 95% of all geothermal wells in the Netherlands are delivered by WEP. These wells are over 147km worth and produce more than 330MWth of sustainable thermal energy. Read more about Geothermal projects >
Total length of geothermal wells delivered
Sustainable thermal energy production
TVD deepest geothermal well
Engineered geothermal wells in The Netherlands
WEP is a true expert in Salt Mining solutions. Since its establishment in 1996, WEP has executed more than 500 Intervention and Workover operations on salt wells, executed 12 Completion Drill-in operations and Drilled over 11 km worth of wells. Due to its Salt mining expertise, WEP has several major Salt companies in its client portfolio. Read more about Salt projects >
Completion Drill-In operations
Total length of salt wells delivered
MD longest salt well
Oil & Gas facts
WEP has a great reputation in the oil&gas industry. WEP's board members and drilling & project managers have 25+ years experience on average in the oil&gas industry. The majority started their careers at the major operators (e.g. Shell). Since its establishment in 1996, WEP has been involved in more than 20 oil&gas projects all over the world. Read more about Oil&Gas projects >