Weatherford taps CIS for conductor-driving services offshore Kazakhstan

Offshore staff

GREAT YARMOUTH, England – Weatherford Kazakhstan has contracted Conductor Installation Services Ltd (CIS) to provide conductor-driving services in Kazakhstan.

The contract requires CIS to carry out up to eight conductor-driving operations annually on wells offshore in the Caspian Sea for a number of major operators. 

CIS will use 90-kJ hydraulic hammers to drive the conductors. Two hydraulic hammer spreads, together with drive chasers and drive shoes were delivered to Kazakhstan where they will be based throughout the program.  The first installation operation is scheduled to commence in the next few weeks.

The two-year contract, which features two one-year options to renew, represents the first time the company  will work on behalf of Weatherford in Kazakhstan.

10/18/2012

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