Global-leading core handling specialists Kirk Petrophysics, a Reservoir Group company, has secured a major storage contract with BP Angola to support the drilling campaign in Block 31, Angola.
Over the next 7 years, Kirk Petrophysics will handle and store samples (core, cuttings and mud) collected from approximately 40 wells.
Kirk Petrophysics, following a recent merger with StoreCore in a calculated move to enhance its value of service and further strengthen client relationships , is using its new modern facility south west of London and which successfully incorporates a diversified range of services into its original brand.
The facility, using a unique tracking and data management system, was specially created to support client requirements and now also provides one of the largest core viewing facilities in the UK, allowing unlimited access to view over 2000ft of core at any one time. Following a visionary outlook and with a large investment allocated in the development of a specialist prospective company, Kirk Petrophysics continues to position itself as a leader in core services.
Jean Valery Garcia, managing director of Kirk Petrophysics, said: ďAt the forefront of our thinking is the provision of high quality core services. There is a requirement therefore to invest in the best. The capability of our new facility in Henley Business Park, together with the spirit, enthusiasm and dedication to obtain the most useful information from core through routine and hotshot lab services, allows end users such as BP and the majority of the major and independent operators to utilise our services with confidence.Ē
Kirk Petrophysics provides leading technology and personnel specialised in high quality core handling procedures to a global client base. Its services range from rig site handling, QHSE, packaging and transport of geological samples up to the analyzing of the same in its new facility as well as its cataloguing, preservation and ultimately storage.
Kirk Petrophysics is part of Reservoir Groupís emerging information services division, RGIS-, which in itself aims to be a leading international provider to the oil & gas industry of a variety of specialist geological and information services.
Reservoir Groupís strategy for RGIS is to combine astute acquisitions to support the concerted drive towards meeting the still-robust demand for innovative and reliable core sampling and related petrologic services as well as high quality oilfield data management. The same strategy is developed within Reservoir Groupís other divisions, offering clients solutions in niche downhole products and services.
Other entities under the Reservoir Group umbrella include Corpro, DOWDCO, Omega Data Services, Extreme Machining and InfoAsset.