"Shelf Drilling" News

India: ONGC Awards Shelf Drilling Rig a Three-year Deal

Nov 23, 2021

Shallow water drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract for one of its jack-up rigs in India.The contract, with India's national oil company ONGC, is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up drilling unit, for offshore operations in Indian waters…

Westwood: How Maersk Drilling/Noble Rig Fleet Stacks Up Against Rivals

Nov 15, 2021

Offshore drilling companies Maersk Drilling and Noble Corp. last week announced they'd merge to form one of the world's largest offshore oil drilling rig companies. Westwood Energy's Terry Childs analyzes the proposed deal and how the combined…

ONGC Awards 3-year Contract for Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Rig

Sep 20, 2021

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year drilling contract with India's ONGC for the Parameswara jack-up rig.The contract is for operation in the Mumbai High area, offshore India's west coast. The planned start-up of operations is Q1 2022…

TotalEnergies Books Shelf Drilling Jack-up for Nigerian Drilling Campaign

Jun 29, 2021

Oslo-listed drilling firm Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for the Baltic jack-up rig with TotalEnergies in Nigeria.TotalEnergies local subsidiary Total E&P Nigeria Limited will use the jack-up drilling rig for five wells, plus extension options…

Chevron Hires Shelf Drilling Jack-up Rig for Angola Drilling

Jun 16, 2021

Jack-up drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has been awarded a one-year contract for the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig with Chevron's Angola subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company.The contract in Angola is expected to start in January 2022…

Jindal Bags 3-Year Jack-Up Rig Charter with ONGC

May 07, 2021

Indian oil and gas company ONGC has chartered a jack-up drilling rig from the Indian offshore drilling contractor Jindal Drilling & Industries.Jindal said this week that the ONGC had sent a letter of award for the charter hire of the jack-up drilling unit Jindal Explorer…

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

May 06, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a ten-year contract extension for the High Island IX jack-up rig.The contract for the 1983-built, 2012-upgraded jack-up drilling unit is in direct continuation of its current contract in Saudi Arabia…

Shelf Drilling Nets 3-year Drilling Rig Contract in India

May 05, 2021

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract in India for its Trident XII jack-up drilling unit. The contract is with the Indian oil company ONGC. Under the three-year contract, the Trident XII drilling rig will be used…

Shelf Drilling Jack-up Scores Three-year Contract in India

Apr 23, 2021

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…

Petrobel Awards 2-year Extension for Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Rig

Mar 25, 2021

Jack-up drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has been awarded a two-year contract extension for its Trident 16 jack-up drilling rig.The Oslo-listed company said the contract extension was with Egypt's Belayim Petroleum Company (“Petrobel”) for operations in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt…

ADNOC Drilling Takes Delivery of Shelf Drilling Journey Jack-Up Rig

Feb 25, 2021

UAE-based ADNOC Drilling has taken delivery of the Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling rig from Shelf Drilling, following the sale and purchase deal signed in December 2020.Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling said Thursday that it had on February 24…

Masirah Oil Starts Production from New Well Offshore Oman

Feb 01, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil has informed that production has kicked off from the second development well drilled in the Yumna Field, in the Block 50, offshore Oman.The well was spudded on December 10, 2020, using the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig…

ADNOC Cuts Short Two Shelf Drilling Rig Contracts

Jan 18, 2021

UAE-based firm ADNOC Drilling has decided on the early termination of two jack-up rig contracts with drilling contractor Shelf Drilling.Shelf Drilling, a company with one of the largest jack-up rig fleets in the world, said Monday that the customer…

Shelf Drilling Sells Jack-Up Rig to ADNOC for $77.6M

Dec 21, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has agreed to sell a jack-up drilling rig to UAE-based ADNOC Drilling.Under the agreement, ADNOC Drilling, a drilling subsidiary of UAE's national oil company ADNOC, will buy Shelf Drilling's Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling unit…

Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig Contract Suspended

Oct 19, 2020

Jack-up rig drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has said it has received a suspension notice for one of its jack-up rigs.The Oslo-listed driller said Monday that a customer had sent it a suspension notice for the Main Pass I jack-up drilling unit…

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