Mexico’s Grupo R has signed a contract with Shell Mexico for the lease of the La Muralla IV semi-submersible to function within the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The built-in contract mannequin signed between Shell Exploración and Extraction de México and Grupo R will present Shell with the drilling rig, in addition to the help staff to drill three wells (with the choice of extensions) in deep water because the third quarter of 2020
The hiring of Grupo R is a part of Shell Mexico’s technique to speed up deep-sea exploration in Mexican territory, strengthening the nationwide oil business with aggressive, environment friendly and shared threat contracts.
“At Shell we’re dedicated to selling the event of a contemporary, modern and aggressive vitality sector for Mexico. With the hiring and promotion of Mexican corporations with intensive expertise and capability for the exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons, we favor the era of high quality jobs and assist promote the event of the financial system,” mentioned Pablo Tejera Cuesta (Upstream Director of Shell México).
He added that this promotes nationwide content material, a scenario that more and more favors Mexican corporations to boost their requirements by way of ethics and compliance, industrial security and high quality, permitting them to entry extra markets, inside and out of doors the nation.
“We are satisfied that by combining the expertise of Grupo R with our world expertise, we are going to contribute to the event of deepwater exploration in Mexico, at all times according to the very best requirements in industrial security,” mentioned David Stewart (Global Vice President of Shell Deepwater Wells)
Ramiro Garza, President of Grupo R, mentioned he was happy with this contract, because it demonstrates the standard that Grupo R has as an organization.
“We are proud that Shell has chosen Group R to supply the leasing companies of the La Muralla IV deepwater drilling rig. For our Group, this contract is proof that we’re a rising firm with the ambition and the flexibility to grow to be a world marine drilling firm.”
La Muralla IV a GVA 7500 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible, was constructed by Daewoo Okpo shipyard in South Korea and delivered in 2012. The vessel is designed to function at 10,000 ft water depth in average surroundings. La Muralla IV arrived within the Bay of Campeche in March 2013. The drilling unit is presently on stand by off the port of Tampico, Mexico.
(Source: Grupo R – Image: Pemex)
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