On February 24, 2017, Rig 797 of Africa Subsidiary recommenced its operation in Block 2/4, becoming the first and quickest mobilized rig resuming the work in the same block.
Upon receipt of the mobilization notice from the client on February 11, 2017, Africa Subsidiary took active measures to mobilize its equipment and personnel. Inspections from the third party and materials for operations were well scheduled. Residential cards and ID were renewed or applied promptly. Acceptance inspection was conducted by client’s drilling and HSE superintendents on February 16. On February 24, rig 797 successfully commenced its operation in Well Tayib-12, taking only eight days from rig move to spud in and setting a new record of re-mobilization in Block 2/4.
Preparations for Mud Pit