ATCO Completes Workforce Housing and Training Complex for Nomac Drilling

SAYRE, PENNSYLVANIA–(Marketwire – Nov. 19, 2010) – ATCO Structures & Logistics today announced the completion of the Nomac Eastern Training and Housing Facility – a workforce housing and training complex that provides accommodation, real-life support services and training space for Nomac Drilling personnel working in the Marcellus Shale region of northern Pennsylvania. Nomac Drilling is a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy.

“Demand for accommodation in this region is high,” said Harry Wilmot, President & Chief Operating Officer, ATCO Structures & Logistics. “We are pleased that we were able to provide Chesapeake Energy with a quality facility in a timely manner.” 

Six dormitory-style units will provide housing for 276 residents. The facility includes a kitchen, dining room, laundry area and a recreation complex, including a gym, TV lounge, internet centre, and ping pong and pool tables. As well, the complex hosts a training centre, complete with computer stations.

“We chose ATCO for this project because of its long history of providing workforce housing for the oil and gas industry,” said Brian Grove, Director, Corporate Development, Chesapeake Energy. “ATCO delivered a quality product on time and on budget. As a result, we are able to provide our staff with safe, comfortable housing and learning facilities.”

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second-largest producer of natural gas and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company’s operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S.

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