The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the signing of an agreement to drill 17 water wells in the Oil Crescent and the central and southern regions.

The agreement was concluded with the executive body to drill and maintain water wells, in order to fill the water deficit that several areas suffer from, according to the NOC Facebook page on Wednesday.

This is the first phase of the agreement, the wells will be distributed as six wells in the municipalities of the Oil Crescent, four in the Al-Wahat region, four in the southern region, and three in the central region.