ODESA, NOVEMBER 3rd, 2011, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — Chornomornaftogaz and Rigas Kugu Buvetava sign an agreement supplying a jackup floating drilling rig, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
The Office of Public Relations, National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz Ukraine informed the agency today, 3 November.
Chairman of the Board, NAC Naftogaz Ukraine, Eugeniy Bakulin said: “With the jackup floating drilling rig and the drilling platform Petr Godovanets the company will have high speed of drilling, which allows us to explore the Black Sea Shelf quickly and increase oil production by 1.8 — 2 times in 2015.”
He also said that the whole process of procurement was held publicly and with the participation of the Ukrainian media.
Chairman of the Board, Riga Shipyard Vasily Melnik said: “The contract with the Ukrainian company is extremely important for our country” and pledged that Riga Shipyard will take maximum effort for its quality performance according to stipulated terms.