Tayssir Drilling has set up a large, first class repair facility and a well-stocked parts depot in Nouakchott, Mauritania in order to keep our rigs in top shape and ensure we have the required parts on hand to minimize any down time due to breakdowns. We currently have the following rigs available for core and reverse circulation drilling.

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Diamond core

Discovery "EF 50" (2)

  • Depth capacity: 1400+ meters NQ / 900 m HQ

Fordia "Golden Bear 1400" (2)

  • Depth capacity: 1400 meters NQ / 900 m HQ

Fordia "Silver Bear 1200" (1)

  • Depth capacity: 1200 meters NQ / 800 m HQ

Longyear "38" (1)

  • Depth capacity: 700 meters NQ /350 m HQ

reverse circulation

T&J - Montana, USA (1)

  • Depth capacit: 350+ meters
  • Track mounted RC rig with a separate track mounted compressor and also a track mounted rod carrier. This setup allows for low ground pressure and maximum mobility.

Atlas Copco "Explorac 220" (2)

  • Depth capacity: 350+ meters
  • One is track mounted and the other is truck mounted.
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  • Mercedes Actros 6x6 flatdeck w/ 35 ton hiab
  • Man 8x8 water truck 
  • Mercedes Unimog 5,000l fuel truck
  • Caterpillar D6 dozer (3)
  • Mizubibishi Faso flatdeck w/ 5 ton hiab

Tayssir Drilling also has access to all of MCE and the ASML groups equipment.