TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catoosa Test Facility has added a third testing rig to the test campus in Jennings, Oklahoma. Nabors Industries, Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) has furnished through a subsidiary one of its high-quality drilling rigs under a long-term arrangement to CTF for research and development activities related to drilling operations, advanced wellbore placement technologies and other oilfield tool testing and verification services.
The PACE®-M550 rig is a 1,000-horsepower AC rig, equipped with Nabors’ Rigtelligent™ modular rig operating control system, which automates many repetitive tasks while integrating data from both downhole tools and surface systems. The walking all electric rig is operated and maintained by experienced CTF employees that have been trained and certified to operate this specific rig.
Catoosa Test Facility is commercially available to technology focused oilfield companies for drilling test wells wherein new or existing drilling equipment, tools or techniques can be tested under various actual drilling conditions in a low-risk, cost-effective, confidential and independent environment. Catoosa Test Facility is 100% privately and independently owned and operated for testing confidentiality.
About Catoosa Test Facility
Catoosa Test Facility (CTF) is the industry leader in private oilfield tool testing for companies who are developing new drilling, completion, and production technologies. Located between Stillwater and Tulsa, Oklahoma, CTF offers three drilling rigs capable of moving quickly between test wells offering both cased and open hole design. CTF’s engineering department oversees drilling operations, coiled tubing operations, mud laboratory, fabrication shops and a customer data room where clients monitor testing.
Testing capabilities includes RSS, MWD, LWD, Drilling Motors and bits, Wellbore Surveying, Cased Hole Services & Tools and HPHT Tools. CTF has a quest to ensure that the leaders of innovative oilfield technology can test and ensure product integrity and performance in a confidential environment.
About Nabors Industries
Nabors Industries Ltd. owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout the world’s most significant oil and gas markets.