Exploration & Production

Anton secures service tender for Sinopec blocks

Chinese driller Anton Oilfield Services has been selected to provide multi-stage horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) services for gas projects in central China’s Ordos Basin, Anton announced on Sunday.
By Robert Sullivan 24 July 2012 0 11058

Chinese driller Anton Oilfield Services has been selected to provide multi-stage horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) services for gas projects in central China’s Ordos Basin, Anton announced on Sunday.

The contract will be carriedout for an as-yet unnamed customer at blocks operated by Sinopec, according to Anton.

Anton did not specify the nature of the projects involved, but a company representative, who declined to be named, told Interfax on Monday that Anton would be servicing tight gas projects.

The announcement follows a similar release last week in which...