News 2017-10-26T03:26:06+00:00


Cantarell IV departs from Singapore to Mexico

February 22, 2019|

The Jack up Cantarell IV began its two-month trip to Mexico, departing from the Keppel shipyard. The platform will cross both the Indian and Atlantic Ocean and its arrival in Mexico is expected in mid April.

Cantarell IV is a KFELS B Class jackup designed to operate in water depths of up to 400 feet and drill to depths of 30,000 feet. It is equipped with an advanced and fully-automated high capacity rack, […]

Grupo R wins contract for two shallow water platforms

May 30, 2018|

Grupo R was assigned a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, loading, mooring, transport and installation of two drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico last week.
Construction will take place at the Bosnor shipyard situated alongside the Pánuco River in Tampico, Tamaulipas.

Centenario GR reached 2 million operating hours without lost time incident.

March 15, 2018|

The semi-submersible platform Centenario GR started operations with Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) at the end of 2010, to date it has drilled 20 exploratory and development wells in the deep and ultra-deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The crew onboard is made up of national and other international personnel, they are an integrated and highly experienced team, working with high safety standards and achieving operating efficiencies of over 98%.

Centenario GR holds the drilling […]

Grupo R signs exploration and production contract with Pemex

March 2, 2018|

Today, March 2, 2018, the migration of the Financed Public Work Contract from the Misión block to an Exploration and Extraction Contract was signed together with the National Hydrocarbons and Petroleum Commission (CNH), with which Grupo R is once again present in another successful event of the oil industry in Mexico.

The contract of the Misión Block was awarded to Grupo R in 2003 and meant the entry of the group into the world […]

Drilling activity

August 1, 2017|

Our semi-submersible platform Centenario GR, completed the drilling of the Nobilis- 101 well at a depth of 18,701 feet. Centenario GR is currently drilling the Ambus-1 well, which is estimated to reach a depth of 20,440 feet.
On the other hand, the semi-submersible platform La Muralla IV, is drilling the Goliat-1 well, which will reach an estimated depth of 24,373 feet.

Grupo Rigs reaching new depths

April 27, 2017|

The Grupo R semi-submersible rig Centenario is approaching the completion of the deepest ultra-deepwater well ever drilled in Mexico. The well, known as the Nobilis – 101, is currently being drilled in a water depth of 3,030 meters (9,941 feet).

The Nobilis-1 well is located 220 km (137 mi) off the coast of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas in the Cinturon Plegado de Perdido area.

Another milestone for Mexico came from Grupo R’s […]

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