Tuesday, May 30, 2000
CALGARY, ALBERTA--Trican Well Service Ltd. has signed an agreement
with Steelhead Reclamation Ltd. to become the exclusive marketer
in Western Canada of their patented asphaltene emulsion technique
for abandoning wells with surface casing vent blows. This
technique utilizes an asphaltene emulsion which is placed across
the source zone. The asphaltene flows into the annulus and
permanently shuts off surface casing vent leaks.
Trican is a well service company focused on serving the oil and
gas industry in western Canada. Trican provides a comprehensive
array of specialized products, equipment, services and technology
for use in drilling, completion, stimulation and reworking of oil
and gas wells. Through its bases in Red Deer, Lloydminster,
Provost, Kindersley, Brooks, Whitecourt, Grande Prairie, and
Edmonton, Trican provides coiled tubing, fracturing, stimulation,
cementing and related services to the oil and gas industry.