Reliance issues massive tender for oilfield services

Vol 9, PW 10 (25 Aug 05) News in Brief

Reliance has issued its long-awaited tender to select contractors for a whole range of seismic, drilling, completion and allied services.

A tender notice released on 22nd August said the services are needed at Reliance's onshore and offshore blocks on the east and west coast as well as for blocks awarded under the NELP and pre-NELP rounds. Reliance is looking for floaters, drillships, semi-submersibles, dual derrick rigs, jack-up rigs, helicopter services, supply, support and safety vessels, as well as a range of equipment and services for subsea completions.

Included in this tender is equipment and services needed to begin development drilling at its deepwater gas-bearing block KG-DWN-98/2. Details of 72 items are included in the tender - one of the biggest in recent times from Reliance.

Interested bidders must submit Expressions of Interest within a fortnight. Reliance will give preference to ISO certified bidders.

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