German Bentec subsidiary will deliver five drill ostanovyatsya signed an agreement for $110 million with the German company Bentec GmbH Drilling & Oilfield Systems for the supply of five drilling rigs with a lifting capacity of 450 tons, reports the press service of the company.
Manufacturer of drilling rigs was determined by the results of a two-stage bid reduction among several world class manufacturers. Trading was preceded by several round tables with the involvement of the media and diplomatic representatives.
“This tender is evidence that the subsidiary and the Group Naftogaz has managed to build a high quality and transparent procurement system which allows you to buy the best equipment, maintaining a tough competition among world leaders in the industry”, – said the Chairman of the Board of the company Oleg Prokhorenko.
In addition Bentec, for the right to supply drilling equipment competed with the world manufacturers: National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (USA) and Drillmec SpA (Italy).
The company Bentec GmbH Drilling & Oilfield Systems is one of the leading manufacturers of drilling rigs and oil equipment with over 125 years of history and extensive experience.
The first rig will be delivered nine months after the signing of the agreement.
Just by 2020, the company plans to purchase 20 new drilling rigs of various capacities.
Earlier it was reported that the company’s own drilling unit Ukrburgaz for 10 months in 2017 has reached the drilling in 198 thousand m, which is equal to the total for the whole of 2016.