Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

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.

Indonesia approves proposals for offshore gas field cluster

Husky Energy says it is advancing development work on four shallow-water gas fields in the Madura Strait offshore Indonesia.

Subsea intervention set to grow

Demand for subsea well intervention will remain high over the next five years, according to analysts Douglas-Westwood.

Cost pressures slow investment in TGT project offshore Vietnam

SOCO International says development drilling at the Te Giac Trang (TGT) complex in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam remains on track. 

Woodside lines up deepwater well offshore South Korea

Woodside Petroleum says it plans to drill an exploratory well this fall on the deepwater Ulleung basin block 8/6-1N offshore eastern South Korea.

HP/HT technology continues to advance

Faced with increasing drilling and production prospects in that part of the world called the "Ring of Fire," operators and their service suppliers are turning up the heat to design, build, operate, and maintain high-pressure/high-temperature (HP/HT) tools and equipment. To address the HP/HT issue requires a focused outlook. Wells can have high bottomhole temperature with moderate bottomhole pressures, or both high bottomhole pressures and high temperatures.

Atwood contracts Mako

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has agreed to provide drilling services with the jackup rig Atwood Mako

Lundin anticipates spring start-up for Bertam offshore Malaysia

Lundin Petroleum has allocated $35 million for exploration offshore Malaysia this year.

CNOOC reports new South China Sea gas discovery

CNOOC Ltd. has made a mid-to-large deepwater natural gas discovery at Lingshui 25-1.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

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

February 27, 2015 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 ...

Asco to support Mariner drilling campaign in North Sea

February 26, 2015 Statoil (U.K.) has contracted Asco UK to provide supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field development in the East Shetland basin.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

February 26, 2015 Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Total, Statoil to appraise North Sea discoveries

February 26, 2015

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned three appraisal wells in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Diamond scraps six offshore drilling rigs, adds five in year

February 26, 2015

Diamond Offshore has added three drillships and two deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs in 2014.

Ivar Aasen jacket nears sailaway to North Sea

February 25, 2015 Construction activities for the Ivar Aasen project in the Norwegian North Sea are on schedule to deliver first oil late next year, according to ope...

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