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Shelf Drilling secures jackup contract extension

Dubai-based offshore driller Shelf Drilling has secured a one-year contract extension from Belayim Petroleum (Petrobel) for its Trident 16 jackup rig in direct continuation of its current contract.

The rig has been working with Petrobel in Belayim fields since 2015, and the latest extension will see the rig continue to work in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt, until February 2021.

Shelf Drilling currently owns a fleet 38 jackup rigs.

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