About us

    Who are we?

    Swift Drilling is a leading owner and operator of an offshore self-elevating drilling rig, providing services to support the oil & gas industry. We own and exclusively manage the Swift10 unit. Our customers benefit from our wealth of experience in drilling, well services, decommissioning and Plug & Abandonment.

    We rely on the combination of our versatile unit and the dedication, knowledge and experience of our personnel to ensure safe and successful execution of our projects. This is reflected in the confidence and (renewed) commitment we receive from national and international clients within the oil & gas industry.


    Swift Drilling was founded in 2011 as a joint venture of Van Es Holding and Engie.


    Commencement of a strategic transformation, comprising new strategic initiatives within oil & gas industry.


    The head office of Swift Drilling is based in Oosterhout, the Netherlands.

    Global Mindset

    With experience in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas we are the go-to player for global services.

    Fleet size

    1 Self Elevating Mobile Drilling Rig

    Our vision

    We aim to provide safe, sustainable and excellent services to our clients and stakeholders. We strive to seek new opportunities and markets without comprising our values.

    Meaningfull for
    our clients

    Drilling Rig
    LTI Free Years


    Swift Drilling BV & Jack Up Barge Operations BV consider Quality and the protection of Health, Safety and Environment the most crucial part of our Business.
    We are committed to play an active role in ensuring high standard QHSE throughout all our activities in the organization. 

    In our safety awareness program ‘Elevating Safety’, we seek continuous improvement of performance both offshore and onshore.

    We are committed to prepare and execute our work safely, take care of the environment and deliver the quality that our clients expect from us. We focus on the transparency of our performance and will continue improving areas that require our attention.

    No job is so important that we cannot do it safely. This commitment to safety is in the heart of all our activities.