For the three-month period ended December 31, 2012, international revenue increased by 48 percent to $9.3 million from $6.3 million in the 2011-period. International operating days increased by 56 percent from 456 days in the 2011-quarter to 710 days in the 2012-quarter. The Corporation generated 12 percent of its consolidated revenue from international operations in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to 9 percent in 2011.
During the 2012-year, PHX Energy's international operations achieved significant growth, and generated record annual revenues and operating days. For the year ended December 31, 2012, revenue increased by 68 percent to $37.3 million as compared to $22.2 million in 2011. International operating days increased by 63 percent from 1,737 days in 2011 to 2,830 days in 2012.
Phoenix Albania remained the Corporation's most active international area and continued to operate on 5 consecutive rigs for most of the 2012-quarter. RigManager International Inc.'s ("RMII") electronic drilling recorder ("EDR") systems also continued to run on all 5 rigs. Since commencing operations in 2008, Phoenix Albania has successfully drilled in excess of 288 wells in the region. In the fourth quarter of 2012, RWD services were successfully implemented in Albania and services were provided for a new client on a directional well, both of which contributed to increased revenues. The Corporation is continuing to hire, train, and develop local Albanian staff, which is expected to create further efficiencies and at the same time, goodwill by supporting the local economy. Currently, 33 percent of the total number of employees in the country are Albanian nationals. In 2013, PHX Energy will focus on exploring expansion opportunities for its Eastern European operations, while continuing to provide superior services to its current clients. The Corporation presently has a 6 job capacity in Albania.
In the fourth quarter of 2012, the Corporation continued to realize strong activity levels in Russia, however, the quarterly results are less than forecasted due to rig maintenance schedules and unseasonably warm weather in Siberia that delayed the construction of ice roads. It is anticipated that further growth will be achieved in 2013 as Phoenix Russia has already been awarded additional rigs by both an existing client and new clients in Siberia. In addition, the Corporation has participated in numerous tender invitations for work to be executed in 2013 and is awaiting the award of these tenders. This is a strong indication that Phoenix Russia has solidified its presence as a credible horizontal and directional drilling service provider in this strategic market.
In Colombia, the Corporation suffered low activity levels during the quarter, partially due to a key client's inability to meet their license obligations. Despite low activity levels, PHX Energy remains confident in this market and its ability to provide fit-for-purpose services throughout the region. PHX Energy's operations in Colombia currently have a 5 job capacity.
Peruvian industry activity continued to be weak in the fourth quarter of 2012, however, as a result of the outstanding service quality and cost savings delivered to a key client, Phoenix Peru has been invited to compete for additional work in 2013. It is believed that this opportunity will lead to modest growth in 2013. Phoenix Peru currently has a job capacity of 4 full service jobs.
In order to streamline operations in the South America, the Peruvian and Colombian management teams have been integrated into a single management team that will oversee activities in both locations. This initiative is expected to create efficiencies by improving asset and personnel utilization, thereby enhancing overall profitability.
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