Operation in India with CAIRN INDIA LIMITED

A 4 year Contract has been awarded to NEWPARK INDIA PVT LTD by the operator CAIRN INDIA LIMITED as of January 2014.  The first contract is for the provision of drilling & completion fluids, equipment and associated services.  The second contract is for the provision of solids control and waste management services.  CAIRN India Ltd(CIL), as an operator on behalf of joint venture partners Cairn India and ONGC, is carrying out development and exploratory drilling in block RJ-ON-90/1 in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

The planned wells range from shallow to deep (approx. 5,000 m TD) and are planned to be drilled by using SBM.  A central warehouse with a liquid mud plant for mixing, conditioning and storage of SBM & Brine has been installed to service the operations with an initial capacity of 4,500 bbls.