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


Cantarell III on route to Mexico

December 13, 2019|

Grupo R is proud to announce it has entered into a sale and leaseback arrangement for Cantarell III with Keppel FELS Limited.

Designed to operate in water depths of up to 400 feet and drill to depths of 30,000 feet, Cantarell III is equipped with an advanced and fully-automated high capacity rack and pinion jacking system, Self-Positioning Fixation System, and also has accommodation with full amenities for 150 persons.

Furthermore Cantarell III is equipped […]

Cantarell IV first drilling rig with Smart Notations

September 23, 2019|

Cantarell IV is one of the first two jack up rigs in the world equipped with Smart Notations by ABS and Keppel’s proprietary RigCare Solution – a suite of digital services to support the rig’s life cycle needs, significantly increasing uptime and safety while reducing maintenance costs. Over 4000 sensors was installed onboard.

Grupo R started the Marine Drilling Works in the Xikín Field

July 2, 2019|

On July 1, 2019, Grupo R started drilling the Xikín – 32 marine well, becoming the first company to start the marine drilling works of the program promoted by the new administration of PEMEX Exploration and Production (PEP). The Xikín field is the first of the 16 marine fields that PEP is scheduled to develop to increase the oil production of the State Productive Enterprise.


To carry out these tasks, Grupo R mobilized […]

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 […]

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