21 December 2006
This was made possible by the closing of a transaction on sale of shares of LUKOIL Shelf Limited and LUKOIL Overseas Orient Limited on December 20, 2006. The total value of the transaction, which resulted in all shares of companies owning the ASTRA jack-up rig becoming the property of the EDC group of companies, amounted to US,300,000.
09 December 2006
On December 8, 2006 BKE fulfilled the annual production and exploratory drilling meterage plan ahead of schedule, having drilled 2.356 million meters of rock.
30 August 2006
BKE in the context of the 2006 investment program actively continues modernization of its equipment park. This August, an agreement was reached on delivery to BKE of four 250-ton rigs for cluster drilling manufactured by Bentec GmbH Drilling & Oilfield Systems (Germany) to the value of 1,787,000,000 rubles.
13 July 2006
Following a tender held by the American LeTourneau Ellis Williams Company (LEWCO), BKE will be furnished two drilling rigs to the value of US million.
05 April 2006
BKE starts drilling the first well at the Yuzhno Khylchuyu oilfield under the JV Naryanmarneftegaz project between OAO LUKOIL and the American ConocoPhillips. This was announced by BKE Senior Vice President, Technical Development, Yuri Sitlivy.
05 April 2006
BKE finished reorganizing the company on the territorial/industrial principle in March. This was announced by the company’s Vice President, Legal Support, Dmitry Timonin.
08 December 2005
On November 29, a state reception by BKE was held in the Vienna café at the Renaissance Moscow Hotel on the occasion of presentation of international standard compliance certificates.
29 November 2005
BKE has applied for a tender for drilling operations for the LUKOIL Group.