ABERDEEN -- BJ Services Co. has been awarded a contract by a major oil and gas operator in India for casing and tubing running services. BJ will service the company's exploration activities off India's east coast from its Kakinada Shore Base.
BJ Services recently began operations with equipment mobilized from its base in Dubai. To provide these services, BJ is using its ChromeMaster minimal marking nonferrous tubular handling system, the full-mounted spider (FMS), Salvo graphical analysis system, and fill and circulate tool (FAC). The chrome tubular completions will be run in water depths of up to 990 ft (302 m).