The rig tender is broken into five lots. The first two entail supplying one self-elevating jackup capable of operating in a minimum depth of 200-250 feet (61-76m) of water and the capacity to drill to a minimum of 20,000 feet.
The three other lots are to supply semisubs. One must operate in a minimum depth of 3,000 feet and have capacity to drill to a minimum depth of 25,000 feet. The second and third must be able to operate in a minimum depth of 1,000 feet and drill to a minimum depth of 25,000 feet.
The rigs will operate in the BEHELAE-1, BOLONTIKU-2, ESLIPUA-1, ICHAL-1 and PIT-DL1 wells respectively.
The charter timeframes will run 730-931 days, depending on lot. All rigs must include a crew. Offers are due October 5.
Although reference prices were not provided, PEP director Carlos Morales Gil said this week drilling equipment contracted three years ago at US$50,000-60,000 a day today costs US$120,000-150,000 a day.
The Burgos pipelines will be built in the Antiguo, Canon, Calabaza, Velero, Comitas, Cuervito, Culebra and/or other fields in the states of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon.
Pemex has budgeted 36.4mn pesos (US$3.33mn) for the first year of works slated to begin in November and wrap up in the same month of 2008.
Offers are due October 17.
Last month, PEP issued a call for bids for three E&P natural gas contracts in the Burgos basin. Works would total US$2bn and aim to increase natural gas production by 200 million cubic feet (5.66 million cubic meters) a day.
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