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Recent Offshore Rig Activity Notes Sample
Below is a sample of the 17 rig activity notes from the last week available to RigLogix subscribers.
Cairn and its partners in the Sangomar Block have made a second discovery offshore Senegal with their SNE-1 exploration well. SNE-1 encountered a 311' gross oil bearing column with a net oil pay zone thickness of 118' in Albian aged sandstones which indicate excellent reservoir potential. Preliminary estimates suggest it is highly likely SNE-1 will be a commercial discovery and could lead to a stand-alone development. Both SNE-1 and FAN-1 were drilled using Transocean's Cajun Express (UDW semisub). Once operations on SNE-1 have been completed the joint venture along with the Senegalese Government will evaluate their next steps for an appraisal program in 2015.
Transocean and BP have signed a one-well contract extension for the Discoverer Enterprise (UDW drillship). Included with the firm well are four priced 1-well options. This will keep the rig busy in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico into early 1Q2015. The rate for the extension is in the high-$390s. Currently the Discoverer Enterprise is working on BP's Thunder Horse South field in the Mississippi Canyon area.
NDC Jackup TBN 7
National Drilling ordered two high spec jackups from Lamprell in an order valued at $365 million. Delivery of the two LeTourneau Super 116E units is scheduled for 4Q2016 and 2Q2017, respectively. Construction will be carried out at Lamprell's Hamriyah facility. National Drilling also holds options to build up to an additional three jackups of the same design.
Japan Drilling's Hakuryu 5 (midwater semisub) received a 4 + 1 well contract from Petronas for work offshore Malaysia. Contract commencement is scheduled for late November. Channel checks suggest the dayrate is in the low-$150s for the four firm wells. The rig recently underwent special periodic survey, life enhancements and upgrades to the accommodations.
CGX Energy plans to use the Hakuryu-12 (400' ILC) to drill their Kabukalli-1 exploration well located on the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana. The rig is due to be delivered from Singapore's PPL Shipyard in January 2015. Kabukalli-1 has a proposed depth of 14,770' and is designed to test the Upper Cretaceous geologic objectives in the block. Including contingency, drilling operations are expected to take approximately 73 days.