KNOC Selects AGR's RMR for Drilling Challenges in Eastern Russia

The Korean National Oil Company (KNOC) has entered a contract with AGR Group utilizing AGR's RMR technology to drill two tophole wells in the West Kamchatka peninsula in the Sea of Okhotsk in eastern Russia. The drilling program will start in June this year.

KNOC selected the RMR based on its enabling zero discharge capability.

John Dale, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, commented, "There is a short ice-free season in the region and RMR have proved its capability in the area the last two years based on zero discharge and its drilling efficiency in the top hole section of the well."