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Shelf Drilling awarded new contract in India

Dubai-headquartered jackup rig operator Shelf Drilling has been awarded a new contract by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the F.G. McClintock

The 1975-built rig will begin operations in the Mumbai High, off the coast of India, in the first quarter of 2023 for a three-year period. It is currently on contract with ONGC until October 2022.

Established in 2012, Oslo-listed Shelf Drilling currently has 30 jackup rigs in its fleet.

Last month, the company secured a three-year contract extension with Saudi Aramco for the 1981-built jackup High Island V.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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