Blowout Preventer Ram Contract for VBR

Press Release
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR) contracted by Weatherford Asia Pacific to provide Blowout Preventer (BOP) rams.

Equipment stocking will begin in Feb. 2013 and will allow for the quicker deployment of rams in the Asia Pacific region. The range of stock will include rams of multiple sizes in varying categories including 7-1/16 inch, 3-15M; 11-inch, 3-10M; 13-5/8-inch, 3-10M; 18-3/4-inch, 10-15M; and 21-1/4-inch, 2M.

 “We have a long standing relationship with Weatherford UK Ltd which significantly influenced being chosen for this contract,” said company President Hines M. “Chip” Marshall, Jr. “The company is proud to be connected with such a worldwide influence in the industry, and we hope that our presence in the Asia Pacific region will help us to grow globally and increase our service offerings overseas.”

The venture will be headed by the Weatherford Pressure Control Business unit and Variable Bore Rams, Inc.’s International Operations department. Both organizations will oversee all operational activity involved with the contract.
Variable Bore Rams, Inc. provides support for blowout prevention operators worldwide and offers a wide variety of variable bore ram products.

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