Refurbished rig resumes work for Dragon

Dragon Oil has refitted the previously stacked Rig 40, which has since started drilling in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

Offshore staff

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Dragon Oil has refitted the previously stacked Rig 40, which has since started drilling in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

The rig has spudded the Dzheitune (Lam) 13/160 well, the first of four to be drilled from the Dzheitune (Lam) 13 platform in the Cheleken Contract Area.

Dragon expects two wells and one side track to be completed by year-end, with the remaining two wells and another side track to be completed in 2012.

07/13/2011

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