Service Drilling Company Website Open for Business

Moscow. December 14, 2005. Service Drilling Company LLC (OOO Servisnaya Burovaya Kompaniya, or SBK) today officially opened a Russian-language Internet website at address www.sbk.sibneft.ru. The site is designed to provide SBK’s current and future clients with news and information on the company’s operations, technology and highly-qualified personnel.

Founded in 2001, SBK united several of Sibneft-Noyabrskneftegas’ drilling and service units into an independent oilfield services company that now works not only for Sibneft, but also on behalf of other major Russian oil and gas producers including Gazprom and TNK-BP. SBK has partnerships with top international subcontractors including Schlumberger, Halliburton and Baker Hughes. With 25 drilling brigades and 57 rigs, SBK offers a full range of oilfield drilling and completion services.