Bentec announces that it has been awarded a contract by Ukraine Public Joint Stock Company ‘UkrGasVydobuvannya’ (UGV) to supply 5 drilling rigs, with a hook load capacity of 450 tonnes, for delivery over the next 18 months.
The total value of the contract is approximately $110 million.
The rigs, which incorporate the latest in drilling technology, will be fully equipped with high performing Bentec components. In addition, Bentec will establish local services in Ukraine, which will provide high quality rig maintenance support.
The purchase of these state-of-the-art drilling rigs is an integral part of UGV’s “Concept 2020” strategy as it seeks to enhance its drilling capacities and deliver its goal to increase Ukraine’s natural gas production by 30% up to 20 billion cubic metre.
Dirk Schulze, Chief Executive Officer