Petrofac Company announced that it has been awarded a drilling management services contract with Carnarvon Petroleum for redeveloping Buffalo well located in offshore East Timor in the Timor sea, a press release stated.

According to the agreement terms, Petrofac will plan, provide detailed well design, and execute drilling in addition to all associated procurement.

Nick Shorten, Managing Director of Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) West, commented: “Globally our Well Engineering experts have drilled over 400 wells for 100 operators. We very much look forward to deploying that experience in support of Carnarvon’s exciting advancement in East Timor.”

“Building our Well Engineering business is a key tenet of our stated strategy to position EPS for growth and this award follows in quick succession a number of wins for our team in Australia,” Shorten added.

For his part, Carnarvon Managing Director and CEO, Adrian Cook, said: “Petrofac is an established and highly experienced global energy services provider and is well suited to ensure the success in the Buffalo project.”