• ONGC Contracts Shelf Drilling Rigs

    Indian multinational oil and gas company, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) awards driller contracts for pair of units off west coast. Dubai-headquartered offshore driller Shelf Drilling has been awarded contracts for two of its jack-up rigs with ONGC for operations in the Mumbai High, offshore India.

    The offshore drilling contractor said that its C.E. Thornton and F.G. McClintock jack-up rigs had been awarded three-year contracts each. Operations in the Mumbai High offshore India are expected to start in 4Q 2019.

    ONGC is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Shelf Drilling is an international shallow-water offshore drilling contractor with rig operations across the Middle East, Southeast Asia, India, West Africa, and the Mediterranean.

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