Stay Connected

Ensco rig on location for Karish well offshore Israel

Offshore staff

TEL AVIV, Israel – The Ensco 5006 reached the Karish 1 drilling location offshore Israel in mid-March, according to partner Delek Group.

Drilling on the potential 2-tcf (57-bcm) gas prospect should last about three months with a budget estimated at $90 million.

The 9.7-tcf (275-bcm) Tamar field is on track to start production soon, Delek added. To date the Tamar partners have signed 14 contracts with various Israeli customers to supply a total of 147-168 bcm (5-6 tcf) of gas, with estimated cumulative revenue of $39 billion.

Following completion of the pre-front-end engineering and design stage by Daewoo Shipbuilding concerning a proposed floating LNG project, the Tamar partners signed an agreement with Levant LNG Marketing and Pangea LNG for completion of the FEED stage.

Levant and Gazprom Marketing & Trading Switzerland are in exclusive negotiations to sign a binding agreement for the sale of the LNG. Delek stresses that gas production from the FLNG will not impact supplies to the domestic Israeli market. Production is planned through a dedicated system that will include new development drilling wells.

3/27/2013

Related Articles

Unique System FZE supplies monitoring system to ADOC

Nov 20, 2013 Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company that provides integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions, has engineered and supplied a monitoring system that will provide the Abu Dhabi Oi...

Support vessel operator sees Middle East activity increase

Nov 19, 2013

Topaz Energy and Marine has provided an update on its offshore support vessel fleet.

Trending News

Chevron drillship Pacific Sharav arrives in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 20, 2014

Chevron Corp. reports that the deepwater drillship Pacific Sharav has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico to work under a five-year contract with Pacific Drilling.

BOEM proposes Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale

Oct 20, 2014

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 40 million acres offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama for oil and gas exploration and development in a sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Central Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.

SBM Offshore launches Imodco Terminals and Imodco Services

Oct 20, 2014

SBM Offshore announces that, to meet the challenges of the dynamic market for catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) terminals and after sales services, two independent entities – Imodco Terminals SA and Imodco Services SA – have been created.

Songa Offshore SE provides Songa Dee SPS update

Oct 20, 2014

Songa Offshore SE says that the scope of work for the Songa Dee special periodic survey has progressed according to plan, including the budget of 60 days and $90 million.

COSCO offers update on Sevan 650 drilling unit

Oct 20, 2014

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd. reports that COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. and Sevan Drilling Rig VI Pte. Ltd. (shipowner) have agreed to defer delivery date of Sevan Developer for 12 months, with options exercisable at six-month intervals, to extend the delivery date up to a total of 36 months from Oct. 15.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>