Drillmec has signed a contract for the
supply of five 2000hp AC rigs and two 3000HP rigs with ENAFOR, an
Algerian leading drilling services company and acting on behalf of
SONATRACH, the national oil company and largest African operator.
The two rigs of 3000HP will be the first of such power acquired and
operated by ENAFOR, specially designed and intended for deep drilling
where high temperatures and pressures exist.
The other five rigs of 2000
HP will instead be allocated to the drilling of new oil wells in the
expansion program of the National oil company.
The program of
exploration and production recently announced by the Algerian Energy
Minister Youcef Yousfidi, provides for the drilling of new oil and gas wells and the purchase of
special oil drilling rigs designed for the region. DRILLMEC has previously supplied other rigs in
Algeria and this additional order confirms the success of our products in the country.
Drillmec has also signed an agreement for the supply of two rigs of 2000hp AC HSL (Hydraulic
Swing Lift) with one of the largest drilling contractors operating in Saudi Arabia.
company has operated for more than 50 years in the industry and has an important role in the
expansion program of Saudi Aramco, the leading oil company in the country and world leader in
The two rigs, which will commence the drilling activities of new production wells
as of Q3 2015, will be equipped with the latest innovations developed by Drillmec in the field of
automation and control, as well as the latest technology for increased safety. The supply of these
rigs further consolidates DRILLMEC’s presence in the country and confirms the state of the art
technology achieved by these products.