Statoil taps Expro for well test, fluid sampling support
Statoil has awarded Expro a contract to provide integrated well testing and fluid sampling services for the company’s interests across the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
The four-year, $200-million contract could be extended by a further six years.
Expro’s scope of supply comprises downhole tools, gauges, tubing, surface well testing, rig cooling and subsea services, complemented by a range of fluid sampling services that include downhole samplers, surface sampling, and specialized analysis and metering. It applies to exploration, appraisal, and development activity for Statoil’s mobile offshore drilling units and fixed platforms within the NCS.
This summerExpro expects to open its new $10-million, 19,000-sq m (200,000-sq ft) base in Tananger, Norway, which will support the new contract. It includes a 10,600-sq m (200,000-sq ft) workshop with capacity to rig-up four well test packages and service six more simultaneously.