The ChevronTexaco Toledo well was spudded by Transocean's drillship Discoverer Deep Seas in 10,011 feet of water in Alaminos Canyon Block 951 in the Gulf of Mexico. This feat marks the first time that a rig has drilled in more than 10,000 feet of water. The previous record was 9,727 feet.
Workstrings – a tubular rental company specializing in primary drillstrings, tubing, landing strings, eXtreme completion tubulars (XT-M) and associated accessories – was responsible for providing all the tubulars (5-7/8 in. XT-M57 and 4-1/2 in. XT-M40 drill pipe) and specialty accessories on this project.
"We are very excited and proud to have been a part of this record-setting project," said Elliott. "This accomplishment says a lot for our company, our people and our equipment."
Superior Energy Services is a single-source provider of production-related services, rental tools and liftboats worldwide.
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