Expro scoops well testing work from India’s ONGC
International oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded new contracts from India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC).
Worth in excess of $17 million over three years, the contracts will see Expro work on ONGC’s assets throughout western and eastern areas of India, including offshore Mumbai, onshore Rajamundry and the Krishna Godavari basin, the company said on Monday.
The contracts comprise of Expro’s 15K and 10K surface well testing packages for high pressure high temperature (HPHT) and conventional wells, and will be fully supported from Expro’s facilities in-country.
Two sets of 15K surface well test packages will be delivered for 10 offshore and 22 onshore wells in eastern India. Four sets of 10K packages will be delivered offshore Mumbai and includes the provision of a Well Test Supervisor and Operator on a call-out basis.
The 10K packages will be used for production testing of exploratory wells, and testing, flow back and measurement of worked-over and platform wells. The onshore package will be deployed for the testing of exploratory and completed wells onshore at Rajahmundry.
Keith Palmer, President– Asia, commented: “We are delighted to have been selected by ONGC as the number one provider of surface well testing services for HPHT wells across its Indian assets.
“This is a significant award for Expro as we reinforce our commitment to the region with our Mumbai and Kakinada facilities geared up and ready to support this contract.”