Rigs News in Australia

Operational Update Valaris MS-1 Rig Arrives at Sasanof-1 Location
5/23/2022 - Western Gas provides the following operational update on the drilling of the Sasanof-1 exploration well and will issue further updates upon the completion of campaign milestones:

• Valaris...
Mobilization of Equipment Commenced for Drilling of Sasanof-1
5/5/2022 - HIGHLIGHTS
• The Valaris MS-1 rig is due to commence tow to the Sasanof-1 location on 16 May 2022, with drilling operations expected to commence on 24 May 2022.
• Drilling equipment and bu...
Maersk Drilling Secures One-Year Contract Extension in Australia
Maersk Drilling Secures One-Year Contract Extension in Australia 4/19/2022 - INPEX Operations Australia P/L has exercised an option to extend the provisioning of the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig Mærsk Deliverer for drilling services at the Ichthys Field in the Browse B...
Drilling Rig Mobilized to Site
4/8/2022 - Highlights
• Silver City Rig 23 now on-site.
• Civil works, access roads and lease pads now complete for all 5 wells.
• Clear and grade for right of ways for gathering and electrical c...
Rig Mobilised to Apus-1 Well
4/4/2022 - Highlights
• Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig mobilised to the Apus-1 well site
• Apus-1 is targeting the same reservoirs and trap style that proved successful at Dorado and Pavo
Rig Secured for Glenaras Drilling Programme
3/2/2022 - Highlights
? Glenaras 16 and 21 wells both back online with average total gas ~50 Mscfd and water pilot production back to ~17,000 BWPD.
? Drilling contract signed and Silver City Rig 23 ri...
Cervantes-1: Regulatory Approval Received & Rig Secured
2/10/2022 - ? Regulatory approvals received
? Ensign rig 970 contracted
? Site earthworks to commence immediately
? Well spud scheduled for latter half of March, subject to current well completi...
Western Gas & Valaris Sign Contract for Drilling of Sasanof-1 Exploration Well
11/25/2021 - HIGHLIGHTS
• Contract signed with Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well on the North West Shelf in March/April 2022
• Global Oil and Gas (ASX:GL...
Carnarvon Provides Buffalo-10 Drilling Update
6/30/2021 - Carnarvon Petroleum Limited is pleased to provide shareholders with confirmation that a drilling rig has been selected for the Buffalo-10 well, planned to be drilled in October of this year.

Advent Energy Issues Rig Tender for Baleen-1 Exploration Well
6/8/2021 - Advent Energy shareholder BPH Energy has advised that a Call for Tender for the provision of drilling rig services for the Baleen-1 exploration well has been issued. The tender has been issued to mult...
Carnarvon Petroleum Secures Rig for High impact Pavo & Apus Drilling
3/3/2021 - Carnarvon Petroleum has confirmed that the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig has been contracted to drill the Pavo-1 and Apus-1 exploration wells.

The drilling program is expected to c...
Central Petroleum Contracts Rig for Range Gas Project
1/25/2021 - Central Petroleum has contracted with Silver City Drilling (NSW) to have Rig 34 drill three appraisal pilot wells at Central’s Range Gas Project in Queensland’s Surat Basin. The first well is expected...
Drilling Rig Secured for Cervantes
12/23/2020 - • Letter of Intent signed with Refine Energy Limited for Refine Rig-2 to drill the Cervantes Prospect
• Civils contract has been signed and long lead equipment ordered
• Cervantes is on trac...
Mobilisation of SLR Rig 183 to the Beetaloo Sub-basin
9/10/2020 - Empire Energy Group Limited is pleased to announce that Schlumberger Land Rigs 183 rig has commenced mobilisation to the Carpentaria-1 well site in NT permit EP187. Empire expects to commence drilling...
Empire Executes Rig Services Contract with Schlumberger
8/11/2020 - Empire Energy Group Limited has executed a Rig Services Contract with Schlumberger for the drilling of the Carpentaria-1 well in EP187 for spudding in the coming weeks. ...
Warrego Confirms Rig Selection for West Erregulla Appraisal Wells
6/16/2020 - Warrego Energy has confirmed that the EP469 joint venture has secured the Ensign 970 drilling rig for the upcoming exploration/appraisal campaign at West Erregulla, onshore Perth Basin, Western Austra...
Beach Energy Cancels Ocean Onyx Semi Sub Contract for Otway Basin Drilling
4/20/2020 - Beach Energy Limited and its Joint Venture Partner OGOG (Otway) Pty Ltd remain committed to the development of its undeveloped Otway Basin gas reserves, as well as exploration for additional gas reser...
Dombey-1DW1 Drilling Rig Release
11/5/2019 - Cooper Energy (COE) a 30% interest holder in PEL 494 (operated by Beach Energy 70% interest) in the Penola Trough, Onshore Otway Basin (Figure 1), announces the Ensign 931 rig has been released from...
ATP 2021 JV Targeting Vali Prospect
10/1/2019 - As operator for ATP 2021, Vintage Energy Ltd has signed a Letter of Intent with Schlumberger to use their SLR-185 rig to drill Vali-1, which is expected to spud later this calendar year. As announced ...
Ocean Monarch Mobilising to Offshore Otway
7/29/2019 - Cooper Energy (COE) announces the semi-submersible drilling rig Ocean Monarch, operated by Diamond Offshore, has commenced mobilisation from the Gippsland Basin to the Otway Basin where it is to dri...

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