PV Drilling jackup rig to operate in Vietsovpetro’s five wells hinh anh 1Illustrative photo. (Source: petrotimes.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation (PV Drilling) will provide jackup rig PV Drilling II for Vietsovpetro, the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture, to expand its operation in five offshore oil wells in Block 09-1.

PV Drilling has provided jackup rigs for Vietsovpetro, Spanish energy and petrochemical company Repsol, Eni Vietnam B.V. – a unit of Italian energy group Eni, GBRS in Algeria and BSP in Brunei. Its contract of supplying rig TAD – PV Drilling V for BSP spans up to 10 years.

After completing its mission for Vietsovpetro, PV Drilling II will be sent to Indonesia for exploration in Natuna in the third quarter of this year.

The Zero LTI rig has been in use since September 2009. It is capable of drilling to the depth of up to over 9.14km./.