Saudi Arabia: Oil Project BHGE Awarded Integrated Services Contract by Saudi Aramco for Marjan Oilfield

Editor: Ahlam Rais

The project is Saudi Arabia’s largest upstream development project of this year and one of the first three major offshore expansions in the country. The scope of work includes drilling services, coiled tubing services and drilling fluids engineering services.

President and CEO of BHGE, Lorenzo Simonelli (Left) with Saudi Aramco Senior Vice President of Upstream, Mohammed Qahtani at the signing ceremony.
President and CEO of BHGE, Lorenzo Simonelli (Left) with Saudi Aramco Senior Vice President of Upstream, Mohammed Qahtani at the signing ceremony.
(Source: Saudi Arabian Oil Co)

Dhahran/Saudi Arabia – Saudi Aramco has awarded the first large-scope integrated services contract for its Marjan oilfield – the first of three major offshore expansions in Saudi Arabia, and the company’s largest upstream development project this year – to Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE). Under the contract’s terms, BHGE will provide drilling services, coiled tubing services and drilling fluids engineering services in Marjan.

Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, senior vice president of Upstream at Saudi Aramco, said: “The Marjan oilfield is one of the major upstream developments this year that will contribute to the Kingdom’s oil production strengths, helping maintain capacity and meet domestic and global demand.”

Under the contract, BHGE will commence work this month with an aim to increase the field’s capacity. BHGE’s provision of drilling services will include logging-while-drilling, reservoir navigation services, and rotary steerable services.

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