LNG America to Provide Scandrill LNG Fuel for Drilling Operations
LNG America and Scandrill have signed a joint marketing agreement to provide LNG fuel to drilling operations in the Gulf Coast region.
Among Scandrill’s rig fleet are 8 bi-fuel units, with the two newest capable of providing LNG substitution rates upwards of 60 percent. Scandrill partnered with Caterpillar to field test one of the first innovative Caterpillar DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) systems.
The LNG America-Scandrill relationship will provide operators with the opportunity to drill their prospects with drilling equipment fueled with cleaner burning and more economical natural gas. Under the agreement LNG America and Scandrill will jointly seek out operators that are situated to take advantage of Scandrill’s equipment and LNG America’s expertise in LNG’s application as a fuel in the high-horsepower engine market.