Schlumberger Services Ukraine LLC will provide coiled tubing (CT) services, including high-tech services using CT drilling rig and engineering support, for $92 million to JSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia. According to a report of Naftogaz Ukrainy, the respective contract, which is to be implemented in the next three years, was signed with Schlumberger Services Ukraine in October 2018. One CT drilling rig has been shipped to Ukraine and is ready to be exploited at wells of Ukrgazvydobuvannia.
“Ukrgazvydobuvannia expects to improve its technological expertise and enhance the production of hydrocarbons using highly efficient CT services and other technologies provided by Schlumberger,” the company said.
In addition, Naftogaz and Ukrgazvydobuvannia intend to further enhance their strategic technology collaboration with Schlumberger Services Ukraine LLC in drilling, hydraulic fracturing, hydraulic stimulation, software development and 3D modeling, as well as the provision of advanced equipment and software solutions. The companies have signed the respective memorandum of understanding.
Naftogaz said that this collaboration with Schlumberger will give Ukrgazvydobuvannia and Naftogaz access to high-technology solutions to help deliver their Strategy 20/20 goals.
Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry.
The volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine in Q2 2018 amounted to UAH 181.7 billion, which in comparable prices is higher than the level of Q2 2017 by 5.8%, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
According to its data, the volume of services provided to the population amounted to 22.5% of the total volume of services sold.
As reported, the volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine increased by 3% in Q1 2018, by 0.6% in Q4 2017, by 3.1% in Q3 2017, by 7.7% in Q2 2017, and by 14.8% in Q1 2017.
The volume of sold industrial products (goods, services) in January-March 2018 stood at UAH 621.436 billion, which is 16.7% more than in January-March 2017, in particular the volume sold abroad was worth UAH 166.784 billion, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to the agency, in March 2018 compared to March 2017 the index of turnover of sold production grew by 10.9%, and by 11.1% compared with February 2018. Sales in mining industry in March 2018 compared with March 2017 grew by 2.25 (4.6% compared with February 2018) and in processing industry – by 12.9% (12.6%).
In the total volume of sales, the largest share accounted for processing industry (60.1%), the supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (25.1%), metallurgical production (18.4%), production of cast iron, steel and ferroalloys (14.3%), mining and quarrying (13.9%) and
As reported, in 2017 industrial products (goods, services) worth UAH 2.153 trillion were sold, which is 21.9% more than in 2016.