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ROV NEWS: Record breaking drilling for West Navigator in Mauritania

Posted on 23.12.2003 - 15:15 EST in OFFSHORE NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

Smedvig’s deepwater drillship, West Navigator,is setting new records in Mauritania while drilling the Tiof West well on the Chinguetti field for Woodside.

From arrival on location until the drilling was completed at total depth 2992 metres, the West Navigator drilled 1641 metres in record breaking 5.3 days, including setting and testing the BOP at a water depth of 1351 metres.

West Navigator has presently been drilling three wells for Woodside offshore Mauritania.

December 23, 2003


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