On April 13, 2019, at the invitation of Pakistan Oilfield Ltd. (POL), Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khan, the Minister of Pakistan Ministry of Petroleum, site-visited the Well Pindori-10, currently operated by Rig CCDC-7.
On site, Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khan listened carefully to the Rig Report, learned about the operation and chat with Chinese employees. He fully affirmed the high-level operational performance of Rig CCDC-7, incented all Chinese and Pakistani employees to work together to complete this difficult well, make greater contributions to Pakistan's energy development, and continue to carry forward the unbreakable friendship between China and Pakistan in oil industry.
On September 17, 2018, CCDC Pakistan Branch won the POL daily-rate drilling service contract with the 70 diesel-electric Rig of CCDC-7, and achieved the market breakthrough beyond the two Owners, OGDCL and PPL. After relocated from Turkmenistan, the drilling rig made its debut on January 28, 2019.
The upper formation of Pindori-10 is embedded with shallow ultra-high pressured saltwater, prone to high drilling risks and uncertainties. The demand to upgrade the well control equipment made CCDC Pakistan Branch put a lot of effort to the issue, concentrated on the technical support and risk management, simultaneously monitored the downhole conditions, and in cases, make suggestions to POL.
(Ren Yi, Xiong Jingming)
Pakistan Petroleum Minister site-visited the Rig CCDC-7