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PNG Drilling Company has started drilling of the new well for «Lukoil-Primorieneftegas» Ltd.


On November 14th, after having successfully completed 12,5 km relocation of mobile drilling rig to the new drilling site, rigging-up and starting-up operations, PNG Drilling Co Ltd has started drilling of new well № 5С, the second one of three structural wells that should be constructed under the contract awarded to PNG Drilling Company following the results of JSC «Lukoil» tender.

PNG Drilling Co. Deputy General Director Mr. Reshetnikov O.M. has expressed his full satisfaction with the results of drilling for JSC «Lukoil»: “PNG Drilling Co. intended to demonstrate to our valued customer JSC «Lukoil» the main advantages of mobile drilling rig «Pobedit 4000 WEI DS 205» and of the advanced technology of automatic casing running with flushing and of using overshot at top-drive instead of traditional casing running with elevators. As we can see now, this task has been successfully solved. The 6C well construction almost without unproductive time, relocation, rigging-up and starting-up operations, 5C well drilling start have been realized ahead of schedule provided for under the contract with JSC «Lukoil». PNG Drilling Company has been making continuous efforts to achieve the best results working for JSC «Lukoil» to become the preferred drilling contractor for this esteemed Company”.