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Cantarell IV first drilling rig with Smart Notations

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. https://bit.ly/2kHVomL

2019-09-23T14:29:02+00:00 September 23, 2019|News Releases|0 Comments

Grupo R started the Marine Drilling Works in the Xikín Field

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 [...]

2019-07-05T11:07:14+00:00 July 2, 2019|News Releases|0 Comments

Cantarell IV departs from Singapore to Mexico

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 [...]

2019-03-14T13:57:51+00:00 February 22, 2019|News Releases|0 Comments

Grupo R wins contract for two shallow water platforms

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.

2018-10-11T14:11:39+00:00 May 30, 2018|News Releases|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2018-03-15T13:41:31+00:00 March 15, 2018|News Releases|0 Comments

Grupo R signs exploration and production contract with Pemex

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 [...]

2018-03-07T09:26:40+00:00 March 2, 2018|News Releases|0 Comments

Drilling activity

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 [...]

2017-08-01T13:12:27+00:00 August 1, 2017|News Releases|0 Comments

Grupo Rigs reaching new depths

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 [...]

2017-05-02T11:24:21+00:00 April 27, 2017|News Releases|0 Comments

Secadero Field

On March 28, 2017, the CNH unanimously approved the work plan presented for the SECADERO field. The Company will begin drilling at three locations with the main objective of determining the potential of the area and proving the existence of two commercial oil and gas fields, generating access roads and the locations for the wells [...]

2017-03-31T14:54:23+00:00 March 31, 2017|News Releases|0 Comments

Cantarell I & Cantarell II

Grupo R is proud to announce that our first two jackups: Cantarell I and Cantarell II, commenced operations on August 1, 2016 with Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos) in the Mexican Gulf of Mexico. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-ZGLZNYuG8&t=25s  

2017-10-17T19:48:25+00:00 August 1, 2016|News Releases|0 Comments