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Apr 13, 2011

Corpus Christi, Texas based company Orion Drilling has signed a deal with Williams Exploration & Production (NYSE:WMB) to manufacture and operate 3 Gemini “550 Class” drilling rigs in the Marcellus Shale.

The Gemini “550 Class” is a proprietary on-shore drilling rig designed and manufactured by Orion. The Gemini series drilling rigs are equipped with Top Drives, Walking Systems, and Advanced Electronic Drilling Systems. The first rig is scheduled to be delivered to Williams on January 15th of 2012.

In 2009 Orion earned an API 4F certification, Orion Drilling is one of only two drilling contractors in The United States with the capability of building API Certified Masts, Crowns, and Substructures.

Orion Drilling is in the preliminary stages of locating an operational facility in central Pennsylvania.

With hundreds of wells drilled in South Texas since 2003, Orion Drilling has become a leading competitor in South Texas Drilling. Orion is currently operating 10 rigs in South Texas, with 6 additional “new build” rigs on the way; Orion Drilling is steadily gaining recognition from Oil & Gas Operators looking for Safe, Efficient, Fast Moving drilling rigs.


If you would like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Brett Schellenberg, Please call 361-654-7307 or email Brett at bschellenberg@oriondrilling.com