Uralmash won a Gazprom neft tender to supply five stationary 320 ton rigs, the company reported in a news release. Two rigs will be delivered in November 2010 and three will be delivered in January 2011. According to the Uralmash press service, Gazprom neft will receive Uralmash 5000/320 EK-BMCh units. This type of rig is meant for cluster drilling test wells on oil and gas fields in the Far North.
The rigs are packaged plant modules equipped with modern derricks with open forward-facing rotational systems. The rigs include environmentally friendly circulation systems to reduce pollution.Copyright 2010, Uralmash. All rights reserved.