«    2017    »
july
august
september
october
november
december


Integra brochure
(pdf - 1.6 mb)


July 31, 2007

Integra Group contracted to manufacture heavy drilling rigs for Rosneft

MOSCOW, July 31, 2007 – Integra Group (LSE: INTE) announces today that its manufacturing division Uralmash – Burovoye oborudovaniye (Yekaterinburg) has signed à contract with RN-Bureniye (subsidiary of Rosneft) to manufacture four heavy drilling rigs. The rigs are targeted for delivery in 2008.
Integra won the contract through a competitive tender process. According to the terms of the tender Uralmash –Burovoye oborudovaniye has received the right to supply three more drilling rigs in 2009-2010, the terms for this part of the deal are subject to further negotiations and documentation.
Two of the rigs will be delivered to the Vankorskoye field (Krasnoyarsk region) and the other two will be delivered to Western Siberia. Representatives of Integra Group’s manufacturing division visited the Vankorskoye field at the end of July to analyze working conditions for the equipment already supplied under a prior contract which was signed in 2006. Initial discussions regarding future cooperation with Rosneft were also held at such meeting. Commenting on the deal Vitaly Tkachev, Integra Group’s Executive Vice President for Equipment Manufacturing and President of Uralmash-VNIIBT commented:
“We are pleased to have signed the contract to supply equipment for Rosneft. This contract, along with the one previously signed with Gazprom several months ago, demonstrates that equipment under the Uralmash-Burovoye oborudovaniye brand is in growing demand. We continue to make significant efforts to meet the requirements of our customers including in particular: monitoring of the equipment’s condition, providing after-sale service, continuously improving design as well as quality of individual units and materials.”
Notes to editors:Vankorskoye FieldVankorskoye oil and gas field, discovered in 1988, is located in Eastern Siberia, in Turukhanskyi and Dudinskyi areas of the Krasnoyarsk region. Rosneft received the license to develop the field in 2003 and currently holds it through its fully owned subsidiaries Taymyrneft and Vankorneft. To date, eight exploration wells have been drilled at the Vankor field.
Integra GroupIntegra Group is a leading Russian independent provider of onshore oilfield services and is also a leading manufacturer in the Russian Federation of drilling rigs with heavy lifting capacity, cementing equipment and certain specialized equipment used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.
Integra Group operates in the drilling, workover, seismic and geophysics sectors, integrated project management and manufactures oilfield services equipment.  Integra has oilfield services operations in all major oil and gas producing regions in Russia and in many other CIS countries. The company’s customer base includes major Russian and international oil and gas companies operating in Russia and CIS.
Established in March 2004, Integra Group today unites over 40 oilfield services and manufacturing companies servicing oil and gas industry of Russia and the CIS. Integra Group employs approximately 19,000 people.
Since February 27, 2007 Integra Group has been traded on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: INTE).
For additional information please contact:Integra GroupAndrei MachanskisHead of Investor Relationsamachanskis@integra.ruAlla SapunPress Secretaryasapun@integra.ruTel. +7 495 933 0621http://www.integra.ru
Financial DynamicsJonathon BrillAnna ShumaylovaLondon + 44 20 7269 7170Moscow  +7 495 795 0623
Forward looking statements: These materials contain statements about future events and expectations that are forward-looking in nature. Any statement in these materials that is not a statement of historical fact is a forward-looking statement that involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to differ. We assume no obligations to update the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in factors affecting these statements.