PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Service Corporation (PV Drilling) has entered right into a Contract for Provision of Heavy Tender Assist Semi-Submersible Drilling Unit PV DRILLING V with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company SDN BHD (BSP). The contract has the length of six years, plus two (2) instances of two (2) 12 months extension with graduation date of 01st April, 2021 in Brunei Darussalam.
PV DRILLING V, which is the eighth TAD on the earth, is the newest technology of its form with state-of-the-art expertise and may very well be thought-about probably the most trendy TAD Rig with the SSDT 3600E HP design. In addition, PV DRILLING V can be the primary design with high-tech purposes that permits the Rig to work on the High Pressure High Temperature wells (HPHT) by its BOP management system that has working stress as much as 15.000 psi (equal roughly 1020 atm). The rig was accomplished in late 2011 and served for the drilling marketing campaign of Bien Dong POC at Hai Thach – Moc Tinh area in early 2012 with a complete of 16 drilling wells in deep water and offshore areas with extraordinarily sophisticated and difficultly geological situations. However, PV DRILLING V managed to finish the venture prematurely, which assisted Bien Dong POC in saving time and lowering operation value. During the entire venture, the TAD has safely operated with working effectivity of over 96%. This success has affirmed PV Drilling’s functionality on mastering the expertise and priceless expertise of the rig’s technical employees.
The above contract not solely helps to affirm PV Drilling’s functionality in service provision but in addition presents PV Drilling a chance to offer BSP drilling providers for the primary time, particularly brings job for the TAD rig. This can be the longest-term drilling contract PV Drilling has entered into. Taking this ocassion, PV Drilling will verify and strengthen its presence in such an oil and fuel strategic market as Brunei.
The first TAD on the earth, named SSDT – 800, was constructed and developed by KFELS in 1994 and so far KFELS has delivered such seven items with the newest mannequin named SSDT 3600E, all of which have been deployed in each shallow and deep waters off Southeast Asia and West Africa. PV Drilling V is the eighth TAD on the earth which is the newest technology of its form with state-of-the-art expertise and may very well be thought-about as probably the most trendy Tender Assist Drilling Rig with the SSDT 3600E HP design. Developed by Keppel O&M’s Deepwater Technology Group (DTG), the KFELS SSDT 3600E design has revolutionized the best way through which drilling tenders work, permitting them to be deployed subsequent to deep water floating platforms for the primary time.
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