Ross Offshore AS has announced 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 India’s 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 the 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 an 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.