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.
ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings and operational support solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Australia, the Middle East and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to deliver a rapid, full turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more visit www.atcosl.com.
ATCO Structures & Logistics is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. ATCO Group, with more than 7,500 employees and assets of approximately $10 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction), Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at www.atco.com.
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