Nexen takes Stena rig for North Sea drilling campaign

Offshore driller Stena Drilling has signed a contract with Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited for the Stena Spey drilling rig. 

Stena said on Tuesday that the drilling campaign will last around 110 days with a potential additional option well on the Golden Eagle field, UK Central North Sea.

The contract will start on completion of the current well with Repsol-Sinopec Resources UK.

The driller has not revealed the value of the contract for the Stena Spey rig.

“Stena Drilling is very pleased to be working with Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited and this workscope presents another exciting new opportunity for the Stena Spey and her crew,” the company commented.

The Stena Spey is a semi-submersible drilling rig of a Friede & Goldman L907 design. The 1983-built rig has a SBOP capability for a water depth of 5,000ft using 18 ¾” – 15,000psi Hydril BOP and Vetco MR-6C riser.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< May 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 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 29 30 31 1 2

08th OIL & GAS AFRICA 2019 CONFERENCE

OIL & GAS AFRICA is one of the most prime regional & international Oil and Gas conferences in East Africa…

read more >

FPSO Brazil Congress 2019

Charging ahead with 24 planned orders by 2022, Brazil has once again solidified its status as one of the world’s foremost oil and gas leaders…

read more >

OWI WA 2019

West Africa’s only dedicated Offshore Well Intervention Conference is returning for its second year…

read more >

OIL & GAS PHILIPPINES 2019

Oil & Gas Philippines event display products like Oil & gas, fire protection systems and materials…

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