UK North Sea: Galaxy II Jack-up Rig En Route to Varadero Location

EnCore Oil plc announces that the Transocean Galaxy II heavy duty jack-up rig left the standby location in the UK North Sea on Sunday 12 December and is en route to the Varadero location on Block 28/9.

Subject to weather and any operational delays, the rig is expected to arrive at Varadero later today.

EnCore has a balanced portfolio of offshore assets, based mainly in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and a significant equity holding in AIM listed Egdon Resources plc .

EnCore has an experienced and proven management team, a number of whom were responsible for the discovery of the Buzzard field in the UK North Sea, which currently produces over 10 per cent. of the UK’s total oil production.


Source: EnCore, December 13, 2010

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