Calgary, AB (February 14, 2013) – The STEP Energy Services’ professionals working on the newly commissioned coiled tubing unit, 33C03, successfully completed the unit’s first project for Painted Pony. The project included milling-out 16 bridge plugs with 4500 m of 2-3/8” coiled tubing to depths approximately 4000m.
The client was very pleased with STEP’s newest coiled tubing unit and the level of service delivered by the team of professionals from the beginning of the project to the end. An onsite representative commented that he was impressed with the quality of the operations and specifically, with STEP’s proactive approach to ensure the unit's first project ran smoothly by having a 24-hr mechanical team available on lease in case any challenges arose.
The success of this unit’s first job is a testament to the culture of safety and exceptional service built at STEP Energy Services. “Introducing a new piece of equipment to the field can be fraught with difficulties as new kinks are worked out,” says Steve Glanville, COO. “However, we have developed a rigorous commissioning program and a team focused on the execution of safe, reliable and efficient operations. This unit’s maiden voyage was seamless and reinforces our vision to deliver the best equipment and the most elite team of oilfield professional to energy producers in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
STEP Energy Services’ specialized coiled tubing units and associated pumping and support equipment have been designed to service the deep horizontal well market. STEP Energy Services’ operational fleet consists of five purpose-built, deep capacity coiled tubing units, 10 fluid pumps, and nine nitrogen pumps; the company’s complete fleet of twelve (12) coiled tubing spreads is targeted for full operations by the end of 2013.