Transocean Ltd. has issued an replace on its offshore drilling rig fleet. The quick and terse report is the expression of the tough occasions that offshore operators are already going through. A protracted interval of uncertainty is looming on the horizon.
Beacon Offshore has exercised a 41-day choice for the drillship Deepwater Asgard within the US Gulf of Mexico. The contract is predicted to finish in November 2020.
Burullus despatched a discover of early termination this month for its drilling contract with the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer India offshore Egypt.
Burullus Gas Company is a three way partnership firm fashioned by BG 25%, EGPC 50% and Edison International 25%, to undertake exploration and area growth operations on behalf of the West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) Concession holders.
Transocean has stacked the semisubmersibles Henry Goodrich and Transocean 712.
The mid-water semi-submersible Transocean 712 was in-built 1983 at Hyundai’s Ulsan shipyard in South Korea. Henry Goodrich was a state-of-the-art semi-submersible when it was delivered in 1983. The rig was constructed by Mitsui at its Tamano Shipyard in Japan. After efficiently drilling within the waters of the Norwegian North Sea and operated by Smedvig, Henry Goodrich spent the final years drilling off the coast of Newfoundland for StatoilHydro then Husky Energy. The unit is chilly stacked in Bull Arm website, Newfoundland.
(Source: Transocean – Image: Henry Goodrich semi-submersible in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland, in 2012/James Fewer by way of Flickr)
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