TOP GLOBAL COMPANIES STUDY CEMENT PRODUCTION AT SLK CEMENT PLANTS
Students of Schlumberger training center, the world's biggest oilfield service company, visited 'Sukholozhskcement' (the part of SLK Cement). This meeting was a good opportunity to exchange useful practical experience between two long-standing partners.
The representatives of the oilfield service company arrived at the plant to demonstrably get acquainted with oil well cement production technological chain.
This subject is the part of further education courses program at Schlumberger training center in Tyumen. 'Sukholozhskcement', being the biggest enterprise within the Buzzi Unicem corporation, is the leader in oil well cement production not only in the Urals Federal District and Russia, but also in the whole world.
Development and implementation of innovative technologies, constant increase in customer-centric approach and consistency of product quality facilitate the plant to dominate the business.
The group of fifteen people included well cementing operators and masters working in Russia, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan territories. Already familiar with high quality and stability of cement from their activity, the guests noted cleanliness and cared-for look area, laboratory facilities and the impressive capacity of the plant.
- The tour plan was perfectly arranged. Our group was given the tour along all stages of technological chain, starting from lime production to packaging and shipment of finished products, - said Evgeny Udalov, process engineer of Schlumberger company. - 'Sukholozhskcement' is our main cement supplier in Russia. Our companies cooperation allows well cementing masters to get acquainted with production of material, they have to deal with in future.
This is not the first visiting of cement plant by Schlumberger employees. The first fact-finding visit to the plant took place in May 2014, since then such visits became regular. The history of cooperation between 'Sukholozhskcement' and Schlumberger dates back two decades, from the beginning of production of super-sulphated portland oil well cement of G grade in 1995 and vast number of joint projects in Russia and former Soviet states.
"Studying the cement production process through the example of our plant, confirms our status as one of the leading enterprises in the country", said Vladimir Klementyev, marketing and sales director of SLK Cement, "For many years our companies do business in cooperation and are likeminded. Schlumberger is known for its high requirements to product and service quality, labor safety and preservation of employees’ health. This approach is in tune with our policy".