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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Russia

Winterized rig drills first Kara Sea well

The semisubmersible West Alpha has spudded the Universitestkaya-1 well in the Kara Sea for Rosneft/ExxonMobil’s joint venture company Karmorneftegaz.


Dragon updates drilling progress offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil has decided to suspend its first new well on the Dzhygalybeg (Zhdanov) field in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea (Cheleken Contract Area).

Russian JV drills Caspian Ribachya prospect

Rosneft and Lukoil have started appraisal drilling at the Ribachya structure in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea, using the jackup Astra.

Arkutun-Dagi platform in place offshore Sakhalin Island

The Sakhalin-1 partners Rosneft and ExxonMobil have installed the Berkut drilling platform over the Arkutun-Dagi field in the Okhotsk Sea offshore eastern Russia. 

GSP rig on location for Pechora Sea drilling

The jackup GSP Saturn is preparing to spud the North-Dolginskaya No. 3 well for Gazprom Neft on the Dolginskye field in the southeastern Pechora Sea offshore northern Russia.

Extended-reach drilling from shore to access more Chaivo reserves

Rosneft has started preparations for drilling the first exploration well into the Northern Chaivo field, part of the Sakhalin-1 project offshore eastern Russia.

Three EDC jackups at work in Caspian Sea

Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDC) has issued an update on its offshore drilling programs in the Caspian Sea.

Gazpromneft gets environmental clearance for arctic offshore well

Gazpromneft-Sakhalin has approval to drill an exploration well later this year on the Dolginskoye field in the Pechora Sea offshore northern Russia.

EDC rigs on long-term contracts in Caspian region

Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDC) has issued an update on its offshore drilling operations in the Caspian Sea.

GSP assigns replacement jackup for Pechora Sea drilling

GSP Offshore’s jackup GSP Saturn is expected to mobilize next May to the Pechora Sea in the southeastern part of the Russian sector of the Barents Sea.


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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...