Oil and gasoline firm Aker BP has awarded additional work to the Odfjell Drilling-owned Deepsea Stavanger rig, scheduled to be finished upon the rig’s return from a gig in South Africa with Total.
Aker BP and Odfjell Drilling have signed a contract that commits additional work to Deepsea Stavanger underneath the present body settlement, the rig proprietor stated in an replace on Tuesday.
The preliminary contract scope is 5 wells and has an estimated contract worth of as much as $44 million, plus incentives.
The contract is about to start out newest by finish of 3Q 2021, back-to-back with Deepsea Stavanger’s return from South Africa.
Namely, the Deepsea Stavanger is presently underneath contract with French oil main Total, engaged on the Luiperd-1X effectively, the second exploration effectively on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa following the Brulpadda discovery in February 2019.
The effectively was spud in late August 2020 following the rig’s arrival from Norway to South Africa.
Block 11B/12B is positioned within the Outeniqua Basin 175 kilometres off the southern coast of South Africa. The block covers an space of roughly 19,000 sq. kilometres with water depths starting from 200 to 1,800 meters.
Drilling and analysis of the effectively are anticipated to be accomplished within the fourth quarter of 2020.
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