Weatherford International has been awarded an exclusive contract with Statoil Petroleum AS valued at $400 million for the delivery of Tubular Running Services on 19 drilling units in Statoil’s portfolio. This contract has a base period of six years with the option of two consecutive two-year extensions.
As a result of the contract, Weatherford is the leading provider to Statoil for Tubular Running Services, including fixed platforms. Weatherford currently holds nine drilling units and expects new builds in the next six to 18 months.
Throughout the term of the contract, Weatherford will assist with the selection and delivery of customizable solutions, which allow Statoil to achieve greater well integrity for offshore projects in both remote locations and mature infrastructures.