The OYF-2 well in Morocco has been drilled to a measured depth of 1210 m and has encountered commercial quantities of gas in excess of pre-drill estimates.
The drilling operation by the Stena Forth drillship is estimated to take 30 days and shall drill to approximately 3000 m subsea.
The Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) and its partner Eni, have announced a successful new discovery of natural gas and condensate onshore in Sharjah.
The two rigs will be built collaboratively between IMI and Lamprell, with Lamprell’s share of project value amounting to circa US$350 million.
The contract extension is for the ultra-harsh environment, low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Integrator, which will move to the Ivar Aasen field offshore Norway to drill two wells.
The award includes 7 licences in the North Sea, 2 licences in the Norwegian Sea and 3 licences in the Southern Barents Sea.
Maersk Voyager will be employed offshore Angola and Namibia for a campaign which includes the deepest water depth ever drilled offshore.
The company’s targeted net production for 2020 is 520 million to 530 million boe, of which, production from China and overseas accounts for approximately 64% and 36%, respectively.