Expect a jack-up rig tender soon for Cluster 7 drilling

Vol 10, PW 8 (10 Aug 06) Exploration & Production
     

The HPCL-led consortium will shortly issue a tender to hire a jack-up rig to begin the committed drilling programme of 12 wells at Cluster 7. An industry source tells this report the consortium is also considering hiring a آ‘platform rigآ’ and not a jack-up, آ“because it is so difficult to get rigs now (See: NOTE below).آ” ...