-0.8 C
Alba Iulia
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Bentec wins multi-million euro contract for seven 320t cluster slider drilling rigs

Subscribe to our newsletter

We will never spam , sell or share your details

Drilling rig and oilfield equipment manufacturer, Bentec, a subsidiary of KCA Deutag, has signed a multi-million euro contract with the drilling division of INK-Service Group (“INK”) for the manufacture of seven latest generation 320t cluster slider rigs. INK is the oilfield service unit of Russia’s Irkutsk Oil Company.

These high performance, state-of-the-art land rigs will be manufactured at Bentec’s production site in Tyumen, using some high-tech components supplied by its facility in Germany.

The rigs will be fully equipped with the latest Bentec equipment including its recently launched integrity and optimisation software solutions, designed to deliver optimised drilling performance on demand. Delivery of the first three rigs is scheduled for 2020, with delivery of the remaining rigs the year after.

In addition to supplying the rigs, Bentec will provide the crews with full training at its production site in Tyumen and then subsequently support the field start-up.

Commenting on the contract award Dirk Schulze, CEO of Bentec said, “We are proud to announce this new contract with INK-Service Group.  We know the Russian market very well and our innovative drilling rigs are ideally suited to the extreme weather Russia experiences.  This is an exciting project for us and we are very much looking forward to working with our new client, and supporting them as they drive to improve the efficiency of their drilling operations.”

The Irkutsk Oil Company is one of the largest independent oil and gas producers in Russia. The group mainly focuses on the geological study, exploration and production of crude oil, condensate and natural gas in Irkutsk region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

Advertisement
Aberdeen
scattered clouds
3.6 ° C
4.4 °
2.8 °
69 %
5.1kmh
49 %
Tue
7 °
Wed
7 °
Thu
9 °
Fri
9 °
Sat
7 °

Follow Us

Our Other Titles

Scotland’s leading tourism body seeking artist for...

SCOTLAND’S national tourism organisation is calling for local North-east artists to submit designs for its Light the North lighthouse sculpture. VisitScotland has become a sponsor...

Texo Group Welcomes New Head of Business...

TEXO Group is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Head of Business Development. Deborah Bruce takes on the new role to lead the...

CALA submits plans for new cults development

CALA Homes (North) has submitted a planning application to Aberdeen City Council for a new residential development in Cults. The site, located north of Kirk...

Aberdeen-based, IKM Group, awarded new operator contract

IKM PRODUCTION Technology UK LTD, a newly-formed division of the IKM Group, has been awarded a 12-month contract to support CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited...

More Articles Like This