Union Drilling's Statement Regarding Rig Accident

Jun 07, 2010, 13:47 ET from Union Drilling, Inc.

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- All of the members of the Union Drilling management team would like to express that we are deeply concerned regarding this morning's well fire.  Our first priority is making certain that those injured receive proper medical attention. The families of all employees injured in the accident, ours and those of BJ Services, are in our thoughts and prayers.  

Union Drilling is cooperating fully with the well operator and all authorities in their resolution and investigation of this fire.

Union Drilling, Inc., headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, provides contract land drilling services and equipment, primarily to natural gas producers, in the United States. Union Drilling currently owns 71 rigs and specializes in unconventional drilling techniques.

Christopher D. Strong, President & CEO

Contacts:

Union Drilling, Inc.


Christopher D. Strong, CEO


David S. Goldberg, General Counsel


817-735-8793




DRG&E  


Ken Dennard / Ben Burnham


713-529-6600



SOURCE Union Drilling, Inc.



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