HYSY936 Jack-up En Route to Gulf of Mexico
HYSY936, a jack-up drilling platform of China Oilfield Services Limited （”COSL”）, has recently set sail to Gulf of Mexico to deliver service for a contract with Petróleos Mexicanos （“PEMEX”）.
COSL currently has four module rigs and two jack-up drilling platforms servicing drilling contracts for PEMEX.
HYSY936 adopts dry towing i.e. attaching the platform to a specially designed barge which heads to the destination method in this expedition, which will take 50 to 56 days in a 14,000-nautical-mile voyage that covers the Indian Ocean, Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, and the Atlantic Ocean, before reaching Gulf of Mexico via east coast of North America.
Press Release, July 30, 2012