Superior Energy Services' CATS Rig Wins OTC Award

Superior Energy Services' Complete Automated Technology System (CATS) has been selected as a 2013 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Spotlight on New Technology award winner.

CATS offers the industry safer operations, better well performance and lower costs through minimal crew size needs, remotely operated or pre-programmed robotic components and cutting edge software.

The CATS Rig is used for onshore and offshore completion services and it uses remote-operated or pre-programmed robotics to control various completion components. This includes: a snubbing unit, blowout preventer (BOP), pumps, circulation tanks, top drive, closing systems and pipe handling systems as part of one unit.

The OTC Spotlight on New Technology is awarded to showcase the most innovative technologies that are leading the oil and gas industry into the future.

"This award testifies to Superior's dedication to high-quality and safety while providing the most advanced technologies," said Jeff Kaufmann, president of Superior Energy's Well Intervention Group. "We are honored and look forward to demonstrating our product at OTC 2013."


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