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ADES International Holding PLC
09 December 2019
 

ADES secures new contracts for ADES 180 and 878 in Kuwait

The contracts were awarded by Baker Hughes under a lump sum turnkey project

 

(London & Dubai, 9 December 2019) ADES International Holding PLC ("ADES" or the "Group"), a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is pleased to announce that it has secured its first onshore deep drilling contracts under a Lump Sum Turnkey ("LSTK") project in Kuwait with Baker Hughes for ADES 180 and ADES 878.

Both contracts were awarded by Baker Hughes, under a primary term of two years firm and an option to extend for another six months. The contracts are expected to commence in the second quarter of 2020 upon expiry of current contracts, with similar daily rates to our existing fleet in Kuwait.

 

Commenting on the contract award, Dr. Mohamed Farouk, Chief Executive Officer of ADES International Holding, said:

 

"We are extremely pleased to secure our first onshore deep drilling LSTK contract with Baker Hughes. This represents a major step towards our strategic objectives and underpins ADES's ability to deliver drilling services under a LSTK contracting model. In addition, it further supports our expansion into the high potential market of Kuwait following the Weatherford acquisition and offers greater backlog visibility."

 

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Enquiries

 

ADES International Holding

 

 

Hussein Badawy

 

 

Investor Relations Officer

ir@adesgroup.com

+971 4355 0255

 

 

 

 

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Mark Garraway

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sarah.hourahane@instinctif.com

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NOTES TO EDITORS

 

About ADES International Holding

ADES International Holding extends oil and gas drilling and production services through its subsidiaries and is a leading service provider in the Middle East and North Africa, offering onshore and offshore contract drilling as well as workover and production services. Its c.4,000 employees serve clients including major national oil companies ("NOCs") such as Saudi Aramco and Kuwait Oil Company as well as joint ventures of NOCs with global majors including BP and Eni. While maintaining a superior health, safety and environmental record, the Group currently has a fleet of thirty-four onshore drilling rigs, thirteen jack-up offshore drilling rigs, a jack-up barge, and a mobile offshore production unit ("MOPU"), which includes a floating storage and offloading unit. For more information, visit investors.adihgroup.com

 

About Baker Hughes:

Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) is an energy technology company that provides solutions for energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and with operations in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward - making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet. Visit us at bakerhughes.com.

 

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