Odfjell wins well services job in Kuwait

Odfjell Well Services has signed a contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to provide tubular running services, downhole drilling tools, drillpipe, pressure control and wellbore clean up equipment for all KOC drilling and workover operations.

Odfjell Well Services was one of three successful bidders selected to provide these services both onshore and offshore, the company said on Tuesday.

According to the company, currently there are over 120 rigs working onshore in Kuwait, however this is expected to increase significantly during 2018.

The firm duration of the contract is five years, based on call off services and is expected to start in January 2018.

George Taggart, EVP Odfjell Well Services says: “This is an extremely important contract for Odfjell Well Services and builds upon our strategy to grow in new geographical markets. Kuwait is currently one of the largest growing markets in the world and this contract assures our position as one of the leading service companies in the region for many years to come.”