Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has landed a three-year contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in India.
The Dubai-headquartered shallow water drilling specialist said its J.T. Angel jack-up has been hired for operations in the Mumbai High, in the Arabian Sea offshore India.
The planned start-up of operations is the fourth quarter of 2021.
The 300-foot jack-up rig J.T. Angel is of a Friede & Goldman L-780 Model II design built in 1982. It has been under contract with ONGC from March 2019 to March 2021.
Shelf Drilling currently has eight rigs stationed off India.