Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

Thailand side track scores for KrisEnergy

KrisEnergy Ltd. has drilled the Rossukon-2ST side track exploration well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand following the Rossukon-2 oil and gas discovery. 

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

EnQuest continues North Sea incremental developments

EnQuest has issued an update on its development and exploration programs in the UK North Sea and offshore Malaysia.

KrisEnergy commences Gulf of Thailand drilling campaign

KrisEnergy announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling the Rossukon-2 exploratory well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

Opus Offshore introduces new midwater Tiger rig series to Asia/Pacific

Opus Offshore is a newly established offshore drilling services provider that has committed to use newbuild and fit-for-purpose vessels, specifically the Tiger drillships, with the aspiration to be a full-fledged drilling contractor that both owns and operates assets. Recently, Offshore met with Graham Buchan, business development manager, to discuss the company's vision, goals, and strategic plan.

KS Java Star secures offshore drilling contract

PT Atlantic Oilfield Services and partner Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia has signed a contract for the KS Java Star drilling rig.

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

Otto to drill Hawkeye-1 offshore Philippines

Otto Energy Ltd. (ASX: OEL) subsidiary Otto Energy Philippines Inc. has signed a farm-in agreement whereby Red Emperor Resources NL will earn a 15% working interest in SC55 offshore the Philippines. 

100th Keppel FELS jackup drilling rig will go to PV Drilling

When Keppel FELS delivers PV Drilling VI, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to PV Drilling Overseas, it will mark the 100th jackup Keppel FELS has built since 1970.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

BP terminates GoM drillship contract

April 1, 2015

BP has terminated its contract with the ENSCO ultra-deepwater drillship DS-4 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Thailand side track scores for KrisEnergy

March 31, 2015 KrisEnergy Ltd. has drilled the Rossukon-2ST side track exploration well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand following the Rossukon-2 oil and gas disc...

B&S looks to re-start Darwin drilling campaign offshore Falklands

March 31, 2015 Borders & Southern (B&S) continues to seek partners to progress appraisal of its Darwin gas/condensate discovery south of the Falkland Isla...

North Sea Stella drilling draws to a close

March 31, 2015

Ithaca Energy says completion operations are on-going on the fifth and final development well on the Stella field in the UK central North Sea.

Statoil makes eighth discovery in block 2 offshore Tanzania

March 30, 2015

Statoil’s Mdalasini-1 exploration well has resulted in a new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania.

Keppel delivers second newbuild jackup to PEMEX

March 30, 2015

Keppel FELS Ltd. has delivered the Kukulkan jackup rig to Mexican national oil company, PEMEX, safely, on time, and on budget. 

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