Oilex Taps BJ for Tubular Work at Cambay

BJ Services Company’s Tubular Services line announced it has been awarded a contract by Oilex Ltd to provide a range of tubular running services in India. The contract calls for onshore running services for casing and tubing ranging in size from 9 5/8-in. casing to 2 7/8-in. tubing. These services are being carried out on a number of wells located in the Cambay Production Sharing Contract area, Gujarat, India.  

The Tubular Services team has already run the 9 5/8-in. casing, with support from the BJ Services base in Mumbai. Operations are being carried out by BJ using a full complement of casing and tubing running equipment, including the fill and circulate tool (FAC) thatprovides fast, effective fill-up of casing string while running. 
The nine-month contract provides for a possible extension of up to 15 months. Work on the Oilex project is scheduled for completion in 2009.
“We welcome the opportunity to work for Oilex Ltd for the first time,” said Kenny Watt, vice president of BJ Services’ Tubular Services division. “The operation is progressing extremely well, and highlights our continued commitment to provide best-in-class services in this very important geographic market.”
BJ Services has been delivering casing and tubing running services in India since 1998.