Petrofac has been appointed by Maersk to deliver well management services, including project and supply chain management support for shallow water and deepwater wells throughout the duration of the programme.
Both contracts were awarded by Baker Hughes, under a primary term of two years firm and an option to extend for another six months.
Coretrax, the specialist well construction and intervention company, has acquired Churchill Drilling Tools as part of an ongoing growth and expansion strategy.
The jack-up drilling rig HAKURYU-11 started the drilling operation based on the subcontract with PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Corporation on 19 November at Vung Tau, offshore Vietnam.
The drill stem test flowed dry gas from the intra-Muda sands at a rate of 11.4 million ft3/d on a 181/64-in. (2.8 in.) choke, maintaining a wellhead tubing pressure of 225 psi.
An automated, remotely monitored and controlled, intelligent system closes the loop on water management while increasing efficiency and reducing risk.
Oil and gas production has started at the P-68 FPSO located in BM-S-11-A Concession in Berbigão, Sururu and West Atapu.