Croatian Crosco provides drilling services for INA-Naftapli in Syria
The Croatian-based well services company Crosco will provide integrated drilling and well services for INA-Naftaplin in Syria. Services are being provided in central Syria on the Hayan block approximately 250 kilometers northeast of Damascus, confirmed a press release. A three well drilling program is currently being finalized.
Drilling was commenced in the fourth quarter of 2001 with the Crosco 2000 HP drilling rig Emsco 605 (Emsco C-II). The integrated service package that Crosco is providing also includes mud engineering, cementing, DST, well testing and H(2)S services.
Crosco Integrated Drilling and Well Services Company is an onshore and offshore drilling and well services contractor, with a fleet of 48 modern drilling, workover, and geoservice rigs as well as one semisubmersible and one jackup. Established in 1932, Crosco is a 50 percent owner of Noble Crosco Drilling Limited, which is the operator and owner of a jackup rig.
In addition, Crosco provides well testing, coil tubing, nitrogen and cementing services as well as stimulation, logging, drilling fluid, coring, fishing, and directional drilling. With its head office in Zagreb, Croatia, Crosco has provided services in 26 countries for international operators and has average annual revenues surpassing $100 million.
June 1998, the Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) signed a four-year oil exploration contract with Croatian Ina-Naftaplin, in eastern Syria. — (menareport.com)
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