International oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil plc, Africa’s leading independent oil company.
Worth in excess of US$100 million over three years, the contracts will see Expro work across Tullow Oil’s assets in Ghana, including the Jubilee field and the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) field project.
Continued services for Jubilee field
Following on from Expro’s phase one contract for Jubilee, involving more than 10 completions, the company has been awarded continued services for phase 1a. This phase covers completions on new wells for Jubilee, as well as interventions and remedial work.
A number of Expro’s product lines and services will be utilised, including large bore subsea completion landing strings, subsea exploration and appraisal landing strings, high flow rate surface well testing and sampling services. The TEN project will also see Expro provide subsea completion work in all planned wells.
Investing in Ghana’s oil and gas industry
Expro has invested over US$32 million in Ghana since entering the market in 2008 to support key clients such as Tullow Oil plc.
Riccardo Muttoni, Expro’s Sub-Saharan Africa Region Director, comments: “We are delighted to work with Tullow in delivering a range of world class projects, strengthening our existing partnership and delivering value to their Ghanaian business.”
Charles Darku, Tullow Ghana’s General Manager, said: “We look forward to utilising Expro’s expertise in the offshore environment to deliver our key projects in Ghana. Major investments have been undertakento date by both Tullow and Expro, with emphasis on local content development plans to further create opportunities for local businesses and people.”
Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn