Weather Holds Up Ensco 107 Move, NZOG Expects to Spud Momoho Soon

New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd (NZOG) advises that on June 11, the weather had abated and the drilling rig ENSCO 107 was mobilizing to the Momoho location. Over the past week, the operator has been waiting for suitable weather conditions to safely move the rig from the Kupe Platform.

Over the coming week, the rig is expected to jackup on the Momoho location and undertake the necessary preparations to start drilling. Spudding of the well is anticipated for June 15. The well is expected to take approximately 51 days to drill. Momoho is approximately 6 kilometers southeast of the Kupe central field offshore New Zealand.

Origin Energy serves as the operator of the Kupe permit PML38146 with a 50% interest. Genesis Energy holds 31% interest, NZOG holds 15% and Mitsui E&P holds the remaining 4%.

Related Companies
For More Information on the Offshore Rig Fleet:
RigLogix can provide the information that you need about the offshore rig fleet, whether you need utilization and industry trends or detailed reports on future rig contracts. Subscribing to RigLogix will allow you to access dozens of prebuilt reports and build your own custom reports using hundreds of available data columns. For more information about a RigLogix subscription, visit

Our Privacy Pledge

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
United States Alvarado: Explosive Products Tester
Expertise: Environmental, Safety & Training
Location: Alvarado, TX
U.S. Zanesville: Sr Field Engineer - Directional Drilling
Expertise: Directional Driller
Location: Zanesville, OH
United States Elmendorf: HSE Engineer
Expertise: HSE Manager / Advisor
Location: Elmendorf, TX
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $55.49/BBL 2.45%
Light Crude Oil : $52.42/BBL 2.04%
Natural Gas : $3.2/MMBtu 5.04%
Updated in last 24 hours