JAKARTA (RambuEnergy.com) – PT Medco E&P Indonesia, a subsidiary of Indonesian listed oil and gas company PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk (IDX:MEDC) has awarded a drilling contract to PT Japan Drilling Indonesia (JDI) to provide semi-submersible drilling rig “Hakuryu-5).
PT JDI is a subsidiary of Japan Drilling Co., Ltd (JDC).
“Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary company PT Japan Drilling Indonesia together with a shipping company in Indonesia has entered into a drilling contract with Medco E&P Natuna Ltd for the provision of a semi-submersible drilling rig “HAKURYU-5″,” JDC said in a statement.
The offshore drilling rig works will cover drilling or sidetracking, workover as well as plugging and abandonment of wells in Block B, Natuna Sea.
The main terms of the drilling contract are as follows:
1. Operating Area ： Offshore Natuna, Indonesia
2. Estimated Commencement Time： Around July – August 2019
3. Period of Contract： 2 firm wells (approx. 123 days) + 2 option wells (approx. 98 days)
In November 2016, Medco Energi acquired participating interest in the South Natuna Sea Block B PSC (SNSB), owned by ConocoPhillips Indonesia Inc. Ltd. (CIIL) and ConocoPhillips Singapore Operations Pte. Ltd. (CSOP), both subsidiaries of ConocoPhillips (COP).
CIIL is the Operator of the South Natuna Sea Block B PSC (SNSB) with a 40% working interest and is also the Operator of the West Natuna Transportation System (WNTS).
CSOP operates the Onshore Receiving Facility (ORF) in Singapore. The WNTS infrastructure together with the Malaysian pipeline is and will continue to be the focal point for the commercialization of existing discoveries and ongoing exploration activity within the Natuna area.
Profile of Hakuryu-5 semi-submersible offshore rig:
|Design||Mitsubishi MD 501 propulsion-assisted semi-submersible drilling rig|
|Overall Length||106 m including helideck|
|Overall Breadth||78.8 m including anchor rack|
|Main Deck Elevation||37.5 m|
|Max. Variable Deck Load||4,000 ton (Drilling)|
|Max. Operating Water Depth||500 m (Option 600 m)|
|Max. Drilling Depth||29,527 ft (9,000 m)|
|Class||ABS, IMO MODU A414|
|Construction Yard||Hiroshima Shipyard & Engine Works, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.|
|Life enhanced and upgraded||February 2009|
|Drawworks||CONTINENTAL EMSCO-Mitsubishi / C-3 Type II|
|Mud Pumps||CONTINENTAL EMSCO-Mitsubishi / FB-1600 x 2
NATIONAL OILWELL / FB-1600 x 1
|Top Drive||VARCO / TDS-4S|
|BOP||18 3/4″ / 10K BOP stack|
|Drill String Compensator||NL Shaffer / 500K 18 ft stroke|
|Riser Pipe Tensioners||NL Shaffer / 80K x 12|
|Riser Pipes||VETCO / 21″ OD / MR-6C/6E|
|Engines||DAIHATSU / 8VSHTC-26D 2, 100PS x 4|
|Electricity Generators||2,000 KVA AC x 4|
|Anchors||Mitsubishi Electric Anchor Windlass x 4, Bruce FFTS MK4 Anchor (12 tons) x 8|
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