Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana


Exxon recently announced positive results from its Ranger-1 exploration well, marking ExxonMobil’s sixth oil discovery offshore Guyana since 2015. The Ranger-1 well discovery adds to previous world-class discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek, Liza Deep and Turbot, which are estimated to total more than 3.2 billion recoverable oil-equivalent barrels. (Source: http://news.exxonmobil.com/press-release/exxonmobil-announces-sixth-oil-discovery-offshore-guyana)

These wells were drilled by Stena Carron, one of our four ultra-high specification drillships. Specifically the Turbot well and the Ranger-1 well was drilled with Stena Drillings propriety MPD system.
Stena Drilling’s MPD system (as used on the Stena Carron) is the first ever, Drilling Contractor owned, closed loop, MPD system installed on a ultra deepwater drillship classed by DNVGL. Stena Drilling own two MPD systems which can be deployed to any of our ultra-high specification drillships.

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