Cesena, 5 November 2012 – TREVI Group, through the Petreven division, specialized in the oil
drilling services, has initiated with success the drilling activities in Brazil on behalf of the oil
company Petra Energia.
The drilling activities for Exploration &
Production will be carried out with the Drillmec
series HH-220 ton (1200HP) Full Automatic
drilling rig called “Hyper 1” and will operate in
the concession area of Sao Francisco in the
state of Minas Gerais. The assembly
operations, testing and rig-up have been
completed in last weeks and the drilling
activities have been initiated following the
rigorous safety checks.
This technologically innovative rig, with high
mobile capacity to quickly move from area to area, will operate on a very large concession area
that extends on a total surface of 143,231 square kilometers. (the largest exploration area of the
The oil drilling activities for exploration require to reach a targeted depth of about 3,500/3,600
The CEO of TREVI Group Cesare Trevisani commented: “The start of the oil drilling activities
signals the Group’s entrance in the Brazilian Oil & Gas market. TREVI Group with this important
contract can offer to the market the most advanced oil drilling rigs manufactured by Drillmec and at
the same time the historical know-how of the Petreven division. It is the combination of two strategically advanced divisions in their sector at the service of an end customer who demands the
highest quality standards. We are pleased to be a partner of this strategic framework agreement
with Petra Energia and we are confident of a successful future together”.