UK's Expro has been awarded new well testing contracts from India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for work on assets throughout western and eastern areas of India.
The deals are worth in excess of US$17 million over three years and the assets that will be tested include offshore Mumbai, onshore Rajamundry and the Krishna Godavari basin.
The contracts comprise of Expro’s 15K and 10K surface well testing packages for high pressure high temperature (HPHT) and conventional wells, and will be fully supported from Expro’s facilities in-country.
Keith Palmer, president – Asia, commented: “We are delighted to have been selected by ONGC as the number one provider of surface well testing services for HPHT wells across its Indian assets. This is a significant award for Expro as we reinforce our commitment to the region with our Mumbai and Kakinada facilities geared up and ready to support this contract.”
Two sets of 15K surface well test packages will be delivered for 10 offshore and 22 onshore wells in eastern India. Four sets of 10K packages will be delivered offshore Mumbai.
The 10K packages will be used for production testing of exploratory wells, and testing, flow back and measurement of worked-over and platform wells. The onshore package will be deployed for the testing of exploratory and completed wells onshore at Rajahmundry.