Well Management Contract with Ecopetrol

Ross Offshore AS today announces a contract award with the Colombian national oil company, Ecopetrol.

The contract consists of total well management of Molusco 1 in RC-9, area hired with the Colombian national oil agency ANH by Ecopetrol and ONGC, in front of La Guajira. This well is part of Ecopetrol's exploration and development program in the Caribbean.
Ross Offshores will support Ecopetrol from offices in Bogota, Colombia and from our offices in Norway. 

"We are pleased to announce that Ecopetrol ranked our concept as the most valuable for their project in strong competition with other international well management companies.  The well management team, lead by EVP Jan Ivar Tistel, has proven that our concepts, developed over time for the North Sea, is also a preferred model for other regions The teams are excited for this new opportunity, and we are looking forward to start working with Ecopetrol in Colombia, and we are committed to further strengthen Ecopetrol's already strong standing in a growing market..", says Jørgen L. Jørgensen, CEO of Ross Offshore.

Ecopetrol is the largest integrated oil & gas company in Colombia, where it accounts for 60% of total production. It is one of the top 50 oil companies in the world and the fourth largest oil company in Latin America. The Company is also involved in exploration and production activities in Brazil, Peru and the United States Gulf Coast, and owns the main refineries in Colombia, most of the network of oil and multiple purpose pipelines in the country, petrochemical plants, and is entering into the biofuels business.

Ross Offshore offers premium quality project management and consultancy to the upstream oil and gas industry. Ross Offshore serves its clients through six business streams; Drilling & well, Subsurface, Subsea, Late Life Operations, Marine & Logistics and Consultancy. We aim to provide the highest quality and most cost effective solutions for our clients.

 

For further information contact:
Ole Marius Norvik
Vice President - Communications
Ross Offshore AS 
Phone +47 91593020
Mail: ole.marius.norvik@rossoffshore.no