Grupo R's Newbuild Cantarell I & II Begin Work for Pemex in Gulf of Mexico

Mexico's Grupo R reported Wednesday that it has commenced operations of the firm's first two jackups Aug. 1 with state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in the Gulf of Mexico.

Cantarell I (400' ILC) and Cantarell II (400' ILC) are 2 of the 5 jackups that Singapore's Keppel Offshore and Marine Ltd. (Keppel O&M) is building for Grupo R. The KFELS B Class design jackups were delivered March 27 to the Mexican oil and gas conglomerate.

The jackups are currently operating at Pemex's Cantarell oil field offshore Mexico.



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