Dolphin drilling has secured a $83 million contract with Pemex. The deal will see the North Sea drilling pioneer’s Blackford Dolphin rig utilised in Mexico in the course of the work, which is predicted to final round 15 months. The Blackford Dolphin is presently mobilising for Mexico forward of the graduation of operations in October.
Bjørnar Iversen, Chief Executive Officer of Dolphin Drilling, mentioned: “Our means to mobilise the asset rapidly and our wonderful operational and security efficiency have been key to us profitable the contract. Blackford Dolphin is without doubt one of the most effective moored semisubmersibles in the marketplace, offering a discount of the CO2 emissions related to drilling due its low gas consumption and excessive drilling efficiency.
“Our alliance with PEMEX demonstrates how we are able to add worth to operators positioned anyplace on this planet, and I’m trying ahead to us persevering with our world progress within the years to come back, and see Mexico as a strategically essential marketplace for our moored semi-submersibles.”
A pioneer of North Sea drilling, Dolphin Drilling is celebrating its 55th 12 months in operation this 12 months and is without doubt one of the main contractors within the trade. The Blackford Dolphin was utterly rebuild in 2008 with a sixth gen topside and might function in water depths from 70 to 1700 meters moored.
Blackford Dolphin, a Aker H-Three deepwater semi-submersible is without doubt one of the oldest offshore drilling items in operation. The floater was in-built 1974 by Aker at its Verdal shipyard in Norway.
(Source: Dolphin Drilling – Image: Blackford Dolphin/ITV)
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