Awilco Drilling PLC confirmed contract has been signed with Petrofac Facilities Management Limited (Petrofac) for the supply of the mid-water semi-submersible WilPhoenix for a 3 properly Plug & Abandonment program on Rubie and Renee. The program has an estimated length of 100 days and can begin in early May 2020.
WilPhoenix is considered one of Awilco Drilling’s two Enhanced Pacesetter semi-submersibles and is supplied for drilling in water depths as much as 1,200 ft. The semi-submersible was in-built 1982 on the Arendal Shipyard in Sweden. Awilco Drilling additionally has two new construct rigs on order of Moss CS60 ECO MW design outfitted for drilling in harsh environments, and unbiased choices for extra two rigs of the identical design.
In August 2019, power agency Hess awarded Petrofac a decommissioning contract for 4 wells at Rubie and Renee fields positioned within the central North Sea, 200km north east of Aberdeen. Water depth ranges from 113 to 150 m. The 4 wells had been earlier shut-in as a part of an earlier decommissioning part. Production from the Rubie and Renee Fields was achieved by way of the Hess-operated Floating Production Facility (FPF) AH001, which was positioned 21 km to the northwest of the Renee subject.
Petrofac will act as properly operator and ship properly engineering mission administration, together with detailed planning, procurement and administration of sub-contracts.
(Source: Awilco/Petrofac – Image: WilPhoenix on tow off the coast of Scotland)
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