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Shelf Drilling secures new jackup contract in India

Dubai-headquartered offshore driller Shelf Drilling has been awarded a three-year contract by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the jackup rig Parameswara in Mumbai High, offshore India.

Shelf Drilling said on Monday, without disclosing the value of the contract, that the 1983-built rig will start with ONGC in the first quarter of 2022.

According to Shelf Drilling’s fleet data, the rig has previously been on contract with Adani in India from December 2020 until September this year.

The Oslo-listed company owns a fleet of 31 jackup rigs.

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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