Norwegian Drilling Group AS

provider of equipment, services and solutions to the maritime, oil, gas and energy sectors globally


NDG is a supplier of most disciplines for operations and servicing of offshore and onshore drilling units, inspection and surveys within the maritime sector. NDG provides senior management  & skilled personnel for projects. NDG supplies equipment including installation, commissioning, maintenance and operational support.

Corporate Structure






  • Providing various disciplines and services to the oil and gas industry worldwide
  • Rope Access (work in height)
  • Equipment Lease
  • Hydraulics workshop, including pipe and hose fabrication, cylinder overhaul and test facilities
  • Flushing unit for larger cylinders, winch, transmissions and systems in general


  • Sales and Supply of Drilling and Maritime Equipment
  • 25 years of innovative design and manufacture of drilling systems
  • Upgrading and refurbishment of existing equipment
  • High Tech Design, Manufacture and Commissioning of customer tailor made equipment
  • Tailor made solutions such as Mud containers, mixers, agitators and piping


  • Full range of Inspection and non destructive testing services
  • Specialized internal tank &vessel inspections
  • Pipework inspections – Including kill systems, mud handling, etc.
  • Trade services including specialized rope access rigging and mechanical teams

We offer:

  • Drill Tools, Bottom Hole Assembly Equipment and Top Drive Inspections
  • Strucural Inspection Services including SPS and UWILD
  • Hull Gauging and Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (class)
  • Derrick Inspections to API standards
  • Conventional Non Descructive Testing (Visual Inspection (VI) Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), Dye Penetrant Inspecdtion (DPI), Eddy Current Testing (EC) and Ultrasonic Testing (UT))
  • Class and Structuural Surveys
  • Full refits and work overs
  • Tank & Vessel Inspections
  • Lifting Gear surveys and Crane Inspection
  • Dropped objects surveyes
  • Inspection and maintenance of mooring systems and turrets
  • Electrical plus fire and gas maintenance and repairs
  • Coded welding, burning and mechanical work

Integrity Management Services

NDG Veritas utilise various integrity management processes including risk-based methodologies to develop and optimise inspection processes in order to align with specific client and/or regulatory requirements. This allows us to ensure and maintain the required asset life and allow for compliance with regulators and maintain the topside hydrocarbon envelope.

Our unique methodology of integrity management allows us to access and maintain all systems from topside to subsea.

Inspection program development

NDG Veritas can offer full pressure system inspection program development from line list and inspection database creation, including inspection frequency recommendations and critical assessments through to API 579 fitness for service, assessments and replacement management.


  • Surveys and Inspection
  • Condition Assessment
  • Pre Purchase Inspection
  • Damage Investigation
  • Technical Inspection
  • Project Management
  • Dry Dock and Repair Supervision
  • Planning and Execution of Technical Tasks
  • Technical Projects
  • DP Navigation and Electro
  • FMEA
  • Annual DP Trials
  • CMID OVID inspections
  • Sales
  • Time Charter
  • Bareboat Charter
  • Brokering
  • New Build


NDG can arrange specialist and competitive finance for its international clients through the Norwegian Export Kredit scheme, a member of the NDG team can confidentially discuss your requirements in detail, please click on the links below for more information:


NDG and its subsidiaries are unique service providers of solutions within the supply, sales, management, inspection, maintenance and engineering services worldwide, specializing in:

– Oil & Gas Industry
– Petrochemical
– Power generation
– Drilling (onshore and offshore)
– Marine and Renewable Energy Industries
– Integrity Management
– Inspection & Maintenance program

Norwegian Drilling Group AS was founded in 2009 and since has expanded significantly including the establishment of a new division, NDG Marine.

NDG Marine AS was established 2017 to provide ship owners, underwriters and other stakeholders with technical assistance and support in all the disciplines of the maritime sector.

The key management team have a combined experience of over 90 years from within the oil, gas and maritime industry with an extensive network base to draw upon.

Having principal office bases in Norway and Denmark with representatives, agents, affiliates, suppliers and partners internationally,  Norwegian Drilling Group can operate on a world wide scale.


Oil, Gas & Petrochemical

NDG has a significant track record working directly with major operators, exploration and production companies and a multitude of service providers.

NDG  provides site and shore based personnel for both long and short-term contracts, including:

  • Inspection Services – Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Rope Access Solutions
  • Trade Based Services – Including competent rope access riggers & mechanics
  • QA/QC services
  • Structural & Pressure System Engineering Services
  • Written Schemes of Examination creation for Pressure Systems
  • Maintenance & Overhauls
  • Welding
  • Electrical Engineering

Hydro Power

NDG have experience in providing our full service range to major hydro-electric power station infrastructures including:

  •      Water Dam detailed inspections – Deploying rope access
  •      Pipeline Inspection – Internal / External Surveys
  •      Surge Shaft Internal Inspections
  •      Piping and vessel system inspection
  •      Mechanical overhauls
  •      Welding
  •      Electrical Engineering

Wind Farms

NDG have worked extensively in the development of Composite Inspection Solutions for the inspection of wind turbine blades.  All procedures have been rigorously tested and fast accurate inspections can now be completed in order to understand blade condition and provide future integrity assurance.

NDG can also assist with the installation works and can offer unique solutions to overcome the common issues in aligning and de-ovalising the large internal pipe flanges and can resolve bolt hole misalignment within the tower sections of wind turbines.

Repair, Replacement, Refurbishment and Modifications
Mechanical overhauls
Electrical Engineering
Rigging / Lifting


NDG can provide tailored multidiscipline solutions including our fully integrated range of management, inspection and mechanical services for all types of Mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs), FPSOs and specialised vessels as well as Land drilling rigs.

NDG’s services include:

  • Inspections and Class Surveys (API standard)
  • Top Drive & Derrick Inspections to API standards
  • Drill Tool & Bottom Hole Assembly Equipment
  • Structural Inspection Services including SPS and UWILD
  • Tank & Vessel Inspections
  • Lifting Gear surveys and Crane Inspection
  • Pipework Inspections – Including kill systems, mud handling etc
  • Dropped Objects Survey
  • Full range of Inspection and Non-Destructive Testing
    • Visual Inspection (VI)
    • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
    • Dye Penetrant Inspection  (DPI)
    • Eddy Current Testing (EC)
    • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Condition based maintenance (CBM)
  • Electrical plus fire and gas maintenance and repairs
  • Coded welding, burning and mechanical work
  • Dismantling, Installation and Commissioning

Research & Development

NDG is in the forefront of innovative technological next generations solutions to the drilling and offshore industries with actual design and manufacturing of equipment with innovative concept designs & development of the next generation modular drilling rig packages

Integrity Management Services: 

NDG can offer best practices, developed from our many years’ of experience in the onshore and offshore sectors.

Inspection & maintenance program development: 

  • Full pressure system inspection & maintenance program planning from line list.
  • Inspection database creation including inspection & maintenance frequency recommendations.
  • Critical assessments through to API 579 fitness for service assessments and replacement management.

Third party services: 

NDG has a large network of subcontractors and suppliers offering a wide reaching service range at industry competitive costs. This allows for a single contractual interface for our clients and end-users.

All NDG personnel can be mobilised internationally allowing for our assured standard of personnel to be onsite anywhere in the world.

Key Management

Egil Lauvsland
Group Chairman
Norwegian Drilling Group AS
[P] +47 400 57 000
[C] +47 47 99 91 01
Homborsund, Norway
Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 27 years experience with the upstream Oil & Gas industry
  • 13 years as Project/Product manager from MHWirth, Aker Solutions.
  • Vast international experience from multiple operations.
  • 3 years Consultancy & Drilling equipment specialist with Maersk Drilling
Thomas Meidell Løsnes
Group CEO
Norwegian Drilling Group AS
[P] +47 400 57 000
[C] +47 40 40 12 13
Trondheim, Norway
  • 30 years experience as business attorney
  • International experience within the banking industry and oil and gas related operations.
Edvin Tousi
Project Manager
Norwegian Drilling Group AS
[P] +47 400 57 000
[C] +47 98 35 69 61
Trondheim, Norway
Stockholm, Sweden
  • 15 years experience within the oil and gas industry.
  • Windfarms
  • Water dams
  • Saturation diver
  • Business development
Barinder Dhami
Director – Business Development & Sales
Norwegian Drilling Group AS
[P] +47 400 57 000
[C] +44 7947 610 202
London, United Kingdom
New York, U.S.A.
  • 21 years experience within the global oil & gas industry
  • Strong understanding of the dynamics of the international oil markets
  • Working experience in both the upstream and downstream sectors
  • Special projects evaluation and development

International Presence

Norwegian Drilling Group AS and our divisions have a world wide presence with partner and representative offices in the following locations:

  • Homborsund- Head office
  • Copenhagen
  • London
  • New York
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Singapore
  • Shanghai

Contact us

Norwegian Drilling Group AS

Kjekstadveien 80,

4888 Homborsund


Phone: +47 40057000