Ziebel has been contracted to provide services on an American shale gas field. – This is only the beginning, says Ziebel CEO, Stig Hognestad in an interview in the Norwegian daily Finansavisen on May 7th, 2014.

Only a limited number of Norwegian oil service companies has provided technology for unconventional oil and gas development, but according to Finansavisen is Ziebel going to announce a contract with «
a major american oil company» shortly.

– We have secured a major well intervention contract spanning more than ten wells onshore in the US and believe this is only the beginning, says Hognestad to Finansavisen during OTC (Offshore Technology Conference) in Houston this week.

Finansavisen reports that the company has conducted in the range of 70 commercial well intervention jobs in the North Sea, the Middle East and the US, with customers such as PDO Oman, ADNO (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company), ConocoPhillips, and Maersk.

Last year Ziebel posted a revenue of 40 million kroner, with an expected doubling for 2014.

About Ziebel
Founded in Stavanger, Norway in 2006, Ziebel provides specialist well intervention services to the global oil and gas industry. Ziebel is dedicated to enhancing production effectively and economically through its pioneering well intervention technologies, including the Z-System™. This proprietary fiber optic composite rod technology makes it possible to access and visualize the entire well bore in real-time.

Ziebel supports its customers from its global headquarters in Stavanger, and bases in Houston, Texas, Aberdeen, UK and Oman. Ziebel is a Viking Venture II portfolio company. Visit