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PNG Drilling Company successfully continues drilling horizontal wells on the license areas of Ruspetro and Rosneft oil companies

14.09.2016

PNG Drilling Company successfully continues drilling horizontal wells on the license areas of Ruspetro (UK) near Talinka settlement, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra, using two mobile drilling rigs “Viking” and “Eskimos” with the hook-load capacity of 340 tons and 250 tons accordingly.

At the same time two other mobile drilling rigs of PNG Drilling Co (“Pobedit” and “Pioneer”) with the hook-load capacity of 205 tons each continue drilling wells on the oil fields of Rosneft in Samara region of Russia.

Due to general decreasing the drilling activity in Russian Federation one of PNG Drilling Co mobile drilling rigs “Sarmat” of 205 tons hook-load capacity has not been using at the moment and is located at the industrial site of PNG Drilling Company in Neftegorsk settlement, Samara region.

Strictly following its strategy to increase and to renew the rig fleet despite of economical situation in the oil industry, PNG Drilling Company has concluded the contract with WEI Srl (Italy) for manufacturing and supply of the new mobile drilling rig “Saracen” of 272 tons hook-load capacity, which is now under the acceptance procedure at the manufacturing plant and will be delivered for PNG Drilling Co to Russia at the nearest time.

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