Springbok Drilling Ltd was setup in 2005 as an independent limited company with the aim of providing contract Drilling & Well Engineering services to the Oil & Gas Industry. The Company Directors are: Angus McKay PhD MCSM CEng CSci MIMMM, and Helen McKay BSc (HONS) MSc.
Springbok Drilling Ltd is based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland (also registered in Norway) and has just completed a contract with BG‑Group providing Offshore Drilling Supervisor (Day DSV) support for the Knarr Development and Jordbaer Exploration campaigns in Norway. Knarr was a 6 well, near HPHT development programme from 2 subsea templates (3 x oil producers & 3 x water injectors) and Jordbaer comprised 2 exploration wells in the same license area. All drilling was successfully carried out from the Transocean Searcher. This was followed by a short, one well contract through AGR to Edison Norge to provide Drilling Supervision for an exploration well in the southern extremity of the Norwegian offshore area. This well was also drilled from the Transocean Searcher.
Currently Springbok Drilling Ltd is providing support to Total E&P Norge (TEPN) for one Night Drilling Supervisor for the upcoming Solaris uHPHT exploration well to be drilling Q1 2016 form the Maersk Gallant. This well is anticipated to potentially take up to 6 months to drill, evaluate and P&A.