Bentec enters the substantial North American oilfield equipment market
Bentec, one of the world's leading manufacturers of drilling rigs and premium oilfield equipment today announces that it has entered the substantial North American oilfield equipment market, the company said in its press release.
Bentec and CAN Global USA have reached an agreement with North American onshore drilling contractor, Xtreme Drilling Corp, to supply major drilling components for the upgrade of three of its new proprietary design 850XE land rigs, which will commence operations later this year. Xtreme Drilling Corp anticipates that the 850XE will be the fastest moving and most efficient 1,800hp AC rigs for pad drilling in North America.
The contract includes the supply of three Bentec equipment packages, each of which will include a 500 ton AC top drive, a remote controlled iron roughneck as well as a new and specifically developed offline stand builder. These incorporate the latest generation of technology, delivering enhanced rig performance and increased automation through new remote control and monitoring features.
The new distribution agreement with CAN Global USA covers the sale and service of all Bentec drilling rig components in the US market. The product range includes top drives, mud pumps, drawworks, iron roughnecks, pipe handling solutions as well as the main electrical drilling and control systems such as power control rooms, VFD drives and various control solutions.
Headquartered in Oklahoma City with a sales and business development operation in Houston, CAN Global USA is a diversified group of experienced top drive experts supplying services and equipment for onshore applications to the oil and gas drilling industry in North America and Latin America. Over recent years CAN Global USA has established an enviable reputation supporting the North American drilling industry.