Ensco Again Rated #1 Among Offshore Drillers in Independent Customer Satisfaction Survey
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ensco plc (ESV) once again received the first place ranking for total customer satisfaction among offshore drillers in the 2011 Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey. Conducted by EnergyPoint Research, the annual survey is the industry benchmark for customer satisfaction in the global oilfield.
Ensco led all offshore drilling contractors in the survey, also receiving top honors in 12 of 16 additional categories including health, safety and environment; job quality; performance and reliability; technology; special drilling applications; non-vertical wells and shelf wells. Ensco also earned the top ranking among deepwater drillers and the top ranking by independent operators, and was rated first internationally, with top scores in both offshore Latin America/Mexico and in the North Sea.
Ensco Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Rabun stated, Our people around the globe work safely to exceed customer expectations every day. This recognition is a testament to every Ensco employees commitment to that goal. When we operate safely and efficiently, we create success for everyone involved customers, employees and shareholders.
We realize that todays drilling environment is more complex, he added. The technological challenges are higher, there is greater public scrutiny, and customers are counting on us more than ever to deliver operational excellence. In this environment, being recognized for success takes on even more meaning.
EnergyPoints research showed a rise in overall customer satisfaction across all industry segments, with the largest increases in onshore and offshore drilling contractor scores.
The independent survey was conducted as part of EnergyPoint Researchs 2011 industry-wide Oilfield Products & Services Survey, comprising thousands of in-depth evaluations performed over a 24-month period by qualified professionals at domestic and international customers of oilfield suppliers.
Ensco plc (www.enscoplc.com) (NYSE: ESV) brings energy to the world as a global provider of offshore drilling services to the petroleum industry. Ensco has served customers for 25 years and operates the worlds youngest ultra-deepwater fleet and the worlds largest fleet of active premium jackups, with a major presence in the most strategic offshore basins across six continents. Ensco is ranked #1 for overall customer satisfaction in the leading independent survey conducted by EnergyPoint Research with #1 ratings in 13 of 17 categories. Ensco plc is an English limited company (England No. 7023598) with its registered office and corporate headquarters at 6 Chesterfield Gardens, London W1J 5BQ.
EnergyPoint Research, Inc. provides independent research regarding the oil and gas industrys satisfaction with the products and services it purchases and utilizes. Founded in 2003, the firm offers oil and gas industry professionals and organizations opportunities to both provide and gather confidential ratings and customer feedback in areas important to oilfield product and service suppliers through objective and independent evaluation processes. For more information regarding EnergyPoint Research and its surveys and data, visit the companys website at www.energypointresearch.com or contact the company at email@example.com.
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