Weatherford Wins Coiled Tubing Contract from DONG

WellServ, Weatherford's global intervention services group, has been awarded a 4-year contract by DONG for the supply of Coiled Tubing services in the North Sea.

The contract initially involves 14 oil wells in the Nini, Cecilie, and Siri fields, and the Amerada Hess-operated South Arne field. WellServ will be supplying a range of equipment and services including: coiled tubing, fluid pumping, nitrogen pumping, thru-tubing products and services, production logging, perforation, milling, zonal isolation and flowline equipment. Several new positions will be created at WellServ's facility in Esjberg to as a result of this new business.

WellServ General Manager Dave Laing said, "The North Sea is an important area for WellServ, and we are pleased that DONG has recognized our experience and ability to offer a unique, fully-integrated, multi-service package that has single-point accountability. This will be a complex operation, extending over several years, and we anticipate that it could be worth up to $15 million. As a result, we are expanding our local base in Denmark to provide additional engineers, managers and support staff." Lang added, "The wells on South Arne are highly deviated, with long horizontal sections through the reservoir, to a Total Depth of 7,500m. The Nini, Cecilie and Siri fields have similar challenges, with the number of wells growing continuously. We will be providing a comprehensive range of well intervention services, including design, supply, and evaluation, to ensure DONG achieves optimum productivity results."