Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Winstar Announces Execution of Tunisian Rig Contract

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/15/2010, Location: Africa

Share |
Winstar Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce that the Company has executed a contract with Helmerich & Payne International (Boulder) Drilling Co. - Tunisia (“H&P”) to provide a 1,500 horsepower drilling rig and associated services for the operation to deepen the Ech Chouech Sud #1 (ECS#1) well on the 100% owned and operated Ech Chouech concession in Southern Tunisia.

The operation at ECS #1 involves the deepening of the existing 3,800 meter wellbore by an additional 800 to 1,000 meters to test the Silurian drilling prospect derived from the interpretation of the Company’s 3D seismic data. The H&P rig has been operating continuously in Tunisia for several years drilling numerous wells to similar depths for other operators on nearby exploration permits. It is also anticipated that essentially the same drilling crew for the rig will continue with the Winstar operation.

The rig is expected to be available late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the drilling and completion operation is expected to take approximately 30 days. The contract also provides the Company with an option to drill up to two additional wells with the same rig immediately following the ECS#1 deepening operation.

Rigs >>

Rigs News in Tunisia >>

United Arab Emirates >>  6/13/2018 - ADES International Holding Ltd., the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle E...
Nigeria >>  6/7/2018 - Sirius Petroleum, the Nigeria focused oil and gas development and production company, announces that following an update from COSL, the Company's inte...

United States >>  6/7/2018 - Rowan Companies plc announced that the Rowan Relentless, one of its R-Class drillships, has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil to drill a prospect ...
Namibia >>  6/4/2018 - Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, has secured the Ocean Rig Poseidon, a sixth generation deepwa...

Nigeria >>  5/26/2018 - A fire broke out on an onshore oil rig in Nigeria’s Niger Delta on Saturday, three witnesses told Reuters, adding that the fire was still burning as o...
Norway >>  5/25/2018 - Reference is made to previous announcement of a Letter of Intent on 16 April 2018. Odfjell Drilling has signed the drilling contract for Deepsea Atlan...

Related Categories: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 

Related Articles: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 


Tunisia Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Tunisia >>

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Tunisia >>


Related Links

AO BJ BW CD CG CI CM DZ EG ET GA GH GM GN GQ GW KE LR LY MA MG ML MR MZ NA NE NG RW SC SD SL SN SO ST SZ TD TN TZ UG ZA ZM
Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.