Gazpromneft-Noyabrskneftegaz Drilling and Well Intervention Division has organized “The Best Team In Production Drilling” Contest for the first time. The Contest was held within the “Technical Limit” Project aimed at achieving the best drilling performance in a cost-effective manner.
The Contest objective was to enhance production efficiency and culture, to further motivate services companies for qualitative performance of works and HSE compliance, and also to improve communication between contractors involved in different operations at the same site.
There were 14 teams participating in the Contest. On March 15, 2018, the Awards Ceremony was held to honor the Contest winners; the Best Team in Production Drilling for 2017 became the team consisting of KCA Deutag Drilling GmbH, NewTech Services, AKROS LLC, GeoTime LLC.
The winner team set two records for well construction time. The first record of 5.9day/1,000m was achieved at Well No.1 of the Otdelnoye Field having 2 horizontal holes (one of them is an open hole) that was competed on September 11, 2017. The second record of 7.2day/1,000m was set at Well No.2 of the Otdelnoye Field also having 2 horizontal holes (both are cased holes) that was completed on November 15, 2017.
AKROS’ Drilling Fluids Engineers M.P. Matveev, A.V. Perederiy, A.G. Tarabrin, A.A. Shemyakin, N. Bayich, I.V. Bondarenko, K.S. Klaptsov, A.V. Kudinov, S.V. Lukovkin were awarded with Honorary Certificates.
Alexander Shushakov, Gazpromneft-Noyabrskneftegaz General Director, presented members of the winner team with the Cup, Recognition Certificates issued by the Company, and a money certificate for 4.5 mln rubles. He congratulated the team on their victory and wished further production records and accident-free operations.