KS Energy lands Indonesia contract for jackup rig

Singapore: Singapore offshore firm KS Energy has announced that its Indonesian subsidiary, PT Atlantic Oilfield Services together with its joint operation partner Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia, has been awarded a short term contract for the KS Java Star jack-up rig.

The contract is valued at around $7.2m according to the company, and work is expected to begin this month.

KS Java Star was re-fitted at Keppel FELS shipyard in October 2012, and deployed on a two year contract to Indonesia’s West Madura oilfield, located off the coast of Java.

KS Energy, via 80% owned subsidiary KS Drilling, operates six offshore rigs and twelve onshore rigs.


Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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