GSP Uranus rig starts drilling for OMV Petrom

OMV Petrom has started drilling operations in the Black Sea, offshore Romania, using GSP’s Uranus jack-up drilling rig.

The news was shared by GSP who said the rig move had begun on August 19th, 17:00, with the jack-up reaching the work location the following day. The rig moving and positioning operations were carried out with the support of AHTS GSP Queen.

GSP Uranus is a three legs, self-elevating unit, cantilever type, Marathon Le Tourneau Class 116-C design drilling rig.

Later this year, the rig will go on a contract with Black Sea Oil and Gas, a wholly owned company of Carlyle International Energy Partners.

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