Rig: PV Drilling I

Name PV Drilling I
Owner PetroVietnam
Manager PetroVietnam
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 300
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 234 x 208 x 25.5
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Malaysia
Region South East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco ADS 10T
Drawworks HP 3450
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-8SA
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1300000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Mod V B
Year Built 2007
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad

News

4 Aug 2014

PV Drilling signs contract extension with Cuu Long JOC for 'PV Drilling I'

PV Drilling has signed an agreement to implement the extension of the existing contract for the ‘PV Drilling I’ jackup rig with Cuu Long JOC. The contract extension is covers a two year period and begins when the existing contract finishes in Q3 2014. Cuu Long JOC plans to use the unit for development drilling on the Brown Lion and White Lion fields in Vietnam. The two year contract marks a landmark for PV Drilling as it’s the first multiple year contract signed by the company for a jackup in Vietnam.

1 Jul 2010

Spudding od Tom Hum XANH-1X Exploration Well

Salamander Energy plc, the Asia focussed independent oil and gas exploration and production company, announces the spud of the Tom Hum Xanh-1X (“31-THX-1X”) exploration well in Block 31, in the Vinh Chau Graben system, offshore southern Vietnam. Salamander holds an operated 35% interest in Block 31, which was the subject of a previously announced farm out arrangement between Salamander and Origin Energy in December 2009. The 31-THX-1X well will be drilled to a depth of approximately 2,500 metres and is targeting oil in the Eocene-Oligocene clastics as well as pre-Tertiary basement in a horst block structure in the centre of the basin. The mean gross pre-drill estimate of prospective recoverable resource is c. 80 MMbo. The well will be drilled by the PVD-1 jack-up rig in a water depth of 18 metres. It is expected to take approximately 32 days to complete on a dry hole basis.

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