Energy

Slimhole Fleet for Stratigraphic and Unconventional Oil and Gas Exploration

Multi-purpose UDR 5000 - Best stratigraphic rig in Australia:

  • 100,000 lbs pullback
  • Wireline core to 3500m
  • High pressure air and rotary mud capacity
  • Third party compliant
  • Very successful 2014 program;
  • 3 wells, Beetaloo Basin, NT
  • 2 wells, 1 work-over, Canning Basin, WA
  • 2015 plan, Canning Basin, WA;
  • ongoing unconventional oil and gas wells
  • additional mineral holes

Three new Wei 75S rigs:

  • Built to API standards
  • 230,000 lbs pullback, +3000m capacity
  • Mud rotary, high pressure air and core
  • Tilt head - vertical and slant (max 45 degree) holes
  • Rod-handling system
  • 16m top-drive travel
  • 2015 program - O and G wells in the NT - availability in schedule

Evolution 3000 rig:

  • Intrinsically safe
  • 63,000 lbs pullback
  • Deep coring (2500m HQ, 2000m PQ, 1750m SQ)
  • High pressure air and rotary mud capacity
  • 2014-2015 program, WA DMP Carbon Sequestration Project,(2 wells, Perth Basin, WA)
  • 1-3 wells, Birrindudu and Georgina Basins, NT

Foremost Explorer 3000 rig:

  • Completely refurbished Feb, 2015
  • Top drive, 130,000 lbs pullback
  • Deep, large diameter air or rotary mud
  • Fully automated rod handling
  • Vertical and slant (max 45 degree) holes
  • Proven heavy-duty capacity