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Weatherford International plc (Weatherford) received a five-year contract exceeding US$500mn from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to deliver Integrated Drilling Services in the Marmul and Grater Saqar fields

offhsore wellWeatherford received a five-year contract exceeding US$500mn to deliver Integrated Drilling Services. (Image source: Unsplash-Zachary Theodore)

This award builds upon the ongoing collaborations with PDO, where Weatherford will deliver more than 700 wells in the Marmul and Grater Saqar fields in the years to come and further enhance commitments towards Oman’s energy future. They will combine a suite of technologies to deliver holistic and innovative solutions that maximise drilling efficiency in PDO’s Marmul and Grater Saqar Fields. This project is an integral part of the company’s in-country value strategy, and is consistent with Oman’s Vision 2040 to deliver safe and sustainable energy for the future.

Weatherford president and chief executive officer, Girish K. Saligram, commented, “Our Integrated Services offering is gaining significant traction in the market. This award builds on our long and proven history of delivering technology leadership and innovation, and is a testament to the competitiveness of our portfolio. We are looking forward to further strengthening our relationship with PDO as we support their operations in this critical project. Our service quality, value proposition, and local content positioned Weatherford as the clear partner of choice, and will enable safe drilling operations that maximise efficiency while delivering value and reducing carbon emissions.”

Operations are targeted to begin in Q4 2022.