New rig for Mittelplatte D&P island

06/20/2005
On May 20, Bentec Drilling & Oilfield Systems GMBH announced its completion of a new 2,500-hp drilling rig for the Mittelplatte drilling and production island. Bentec Drilling & Oilfield Systems just finished building a new 2,500-hp drilling rig at the company’s Bad Bentheim facility in Germany; the rig will be installed at Mittleplatte, off northern Germany, later this year (photo from KCA Deutag Drilling Ltd.).Click here to enlarge imageThe Mittelplatte oil field underlies the Waddensee tidelands, off the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein, in the German North Sea. Bentec is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbot Group PLC. The Mittelplatte consortium includes RWE Dea AG (oper...
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