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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

ONGC contracts Aban Offshore for deployment of jackup rig

Aban Offshore Ltd. has received a firm order from ONGC for the deployment of the jackup rig Aban IV for a period of three years. The total value of this firm order is $91.33 million.

Hakuryu 11 jackup mobilizes to Gobi-1 well

Nido Petroleum Ltd. announced that the Hakuryu 11 jackup has mobilized to the Gobi-1 well location, offshore Republic of Indonesia.

Roc continues exploration campaign in Beibu Gulf

Roc Oil says the jackup HYSY 935 has started drilling the second of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf block 22/12 offshore China.

UMW takes delivery of newbuild UMW Naga 6 jackup

UMW Oil & Gas Corp. took delivery of UMW NAGA 6, the first of its two jackup drilling rigs constructed by China Merchants Heavy Industries.

Roc finds oil in Jiaowei formation in Beibu Gulf

Roc Oil (China) has discovered oil with the first of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf block 22/12 offshore China.

Petronas prolongs Maersk rig contract

Petronas Carigali has extended the contract for the jackup Maersk Convincer by one year until mid-November 2015.

Drilling campaign targets Bualuang prospects

Salamander Energy has conditional approval of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) involving exploration drilling in the G4/50 license in the Gulf of Thailand.

Marine Contracting wins EPCI contract for Cantarell field offshore Mexico

Marine Contracting has received an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract (EPCI) from Jord Oil & Gas B.V. to install an interconnecting bridge and tripod support structure for the Cantarell field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Premier Hytemp to build second manufacturing facility in Singapore

Premier Hytemp, which provides metal-based solutions to the oil and gas industry, is increasing its engineering capability in Singapore with the development of a second manufacturing facility.

Joint venture spuds Manora oil development well offshore Thailand

A joint venture led by Mubadala Petroleum has spudded the first of 15 planned development wells in the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.


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