PAO NOVATEK announced that its subsidiary OOO Arctic LNG 3 commenced drilling of the first well at the North-Obskiy license area located in the shallow waters of the Ob Bay. The initial well is drilled using a jack-up floating drilling rig “Amazon” leased from “Gazprom flot”. The drilling process is based on zero discharge principle, whereby all of the waste products are collected and transported 125 km to Sabetta onshore base.
Drilling & production - 30 July 2018
Savannah Petroleum PLC, the West African focused British independent oil and gas company, has announced that the fourth well in its current Niger drilling campaign, Eridal-1, was spudded on 27 July 2018.