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Statoil - NAOSC

Williams Valve has received the contract with NAOSC's first project as part of the newly created Statoil Canada Ltd. 4,500 high pressure valves, gate, globe and check supplied by Williams for the Leismer Pilot Project. Valves supplied under this contract will range from 2 inch forged steel valves in the 800 and 1500 pound class up to 24 inch 600 pound class valves.

The North American Oil Sands Company (NAOSC) was recently acquired by the Norway's Statoil for $2.2 billion CAD. The newly created Statoil Canada operates 275,200 acres located north-east of Edmonton. The Leismer demonstration project will include 22 horizontal well pairs with the capacity to produce 10,000 barrels of bitumen per day. As Statoil expands its production capability this operation will reach a capacity of 200,000 barrels daily.

President of Williams Valve, Richard Sherman says "it is exciting that Williams can play a key role in this pilot project for what will surely be one of the largest oil sands facilities in Canada".

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