Gazprom Neft has successfully completed testing of a Russian rotary steerable system for directional drilling at its Vyngapurovskoye field. The system was developed by St Petersburg’s State Research Centre of the Russian Federation CSRI Electropribor, under a cooperation agreement concluded during the 2015 St Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The prototype rotary steerable system for
Abdulla Karaev, Head of Procurement and Capital Construction, Gazprom Neft, commented: “Gazprom Neft monitors the market constantly, and is always willing to cooperate with Russian producers wishing to put forward high-quality developments, at competitive prices. We are always happy to undertake pilot testing of new equipment at our own fields — something that allows our partners to fully assess the needs of our business. Such collaboration gives the opportunity to promptly share information on those technical specifications that are essential in considering any engineering solution.”