Deepsea Metro I drillship hired for drilling off Philippines

Odfjell Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship, Deepsea Metro I.

The drillship has been hired by Galoc Production Company W.L.L., a subsidiary of Nido Petroleum Limited, for drilling offshore Philippines.

According to Odfjell, the Deepsea Metro I will be contracted for one firm well of approximately 3 weeks in duration and one optional side track. The contract period will be approximately 4-5 weeks with a start window of 1-31 March 2017.

The company did not provide the financial details of the contract.

Deepsea Metro I is owned by Golden Close Maritime Corp. Ltd., a company owned by Deep Sea Metro Ltd., which is a joint venture between Metro Exploration (60%) and Odfjell Drilling (40%). Odfjell Drilling is the manager of the vessel.

The drillship previously worked for Petronas in Malaysia.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Feb 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 1 2 3

19th Annual Arctic Oil & Gas Symposium

CI Energy’s 19th Annual Arctic Oil & Gas Symposium has brought together hundreds…

read more >

Egypt Petroleum Show

This event will feature 500+ regional & international exhibiting companies from over 35 countries…

read more >

INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM WEEK 2019

International Petroleum (IP) Week is a renowned and respected fixture in the annual calendar…

read more >

Fuel Cell Expo 2019

FC EXPO is world’s largest show for hydrogen & fuel cell…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply