Operational Experience

Frigstad Deepwater

Type:
2+4 x Ultra Deepwater Semi Submersible MODU
Customer:
Frigstad Deepwater Limited
Period:
December 2012 - December 2016
Work Description:
Project development, ownership, management of construction project, marketing, operation.

Kan Tan IV

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit (1,500ft)
Customer:
Sinopec Star Petroleum Co., Ltd.
Period:
June 2011 - July 2015
Work Description:
Full commercial, technical and operational management

Delba III

Type:
Ultra-deepwater new-build semi-submersible drilling unit (7,874ft)
Customer:
Delba Coop
Period:
November 2010 - October 2011
Work Description:
Management & supervision of new-build construction project at IMAC/Gulf Piping Co in Abu Dhabi.

Scarabeo 9 (prev. Frigstad Oslo)

Type:
Ultra-deepwater new-build semi-submersible drilling unit (12,000ft)
Customer:
Saipem S.p.A (Frigstad Discoverer Invest Ltd)
Period:
March 2006 - October 2011
Work Description:
Management & supervision of new-build construction project at CIMC Raffles Shipyard, China & Keppel FELS, Singapore. Preparations for operation, rig management systems. Founder of owner company, neg. contracts with yard & vendors and raised equity/debt financing.

Dalian Developer (former MPF-01)

Type:
Ultra-deepwater new-build drillship (10,000ft).
Customer:
Dalian Deepwater Developer Ltd
Period:
December 2009 - May 2010
Work Description:
Advisory and services agreement for project due diligence incl review and development of specifications & scope of work to complete the vessel, contract negotiations with yard and equipment vendors.

Mosvold Jackup Hull 104 & 105

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Mosvold Jackup Ltd
Period:
June 2006 - November 2007
Work Description:
Project manager during construction of two F&G SuperM2 jack-up rigs at MIS in Sharjah, UAE.

Awilco Jackup Construction Program

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Awilco Offshore
Period:
October 2004 - May 2009
Work Description:
Site supervision team during construction of jack-up rigs at PPL shipyard in Singapore (covering all disciplines for first unit, integrated with owner’s team for subsequent units)

Nang Nuan 252

Type:
Jack-up production unit
Customer:
Auo Siam Marine
Period:
August 2004 - April 2005
Work Description:
Full rig management during mobilization from Malaysia, shipyard in Singapore and mobilization to Thailand. Convert JU Rig from Mat-support to Independent Leg.

Merpati Cerah

Type:
Offshore platform rig
Customer:
SAAG Ecodrill
Period:
September 2003 - August 2004
Work Description:
Manage (technical support) re-activation and upgrade work of offshore platform rig (work-over) for ESSO Malaysia (EMPMI) operations offshore Peninsular Malaysia.

Astra

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Lukoil Shelf Ltd and Stavanger Drilling A.S.
Period:
June 1999 - December 2000
Work Description:
Rig management support in Caspian Sea during drilling operations, including drilling school for Russian personnel.

Pioneer Driller/Galaxy Driller

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit
Customer:
Cophil Drilling Ltd/ Galaxy Drilling Ltd
Period:
March 1995 - January 1999
Work Description:
Management of drilling rig Pioneer Driller/Galaxy Driller during reactivation and drilling operations offshore Philippines and Indonesia for amongst others, Conoco Indonesia. Oversee upgrade in shipyard to meet ABS damaged stability requirements.

Northern Explorer II

Type:
Drillship
Customer:
Monarch Seacarriers Inc.
Period:
October 1997 - January 1999
Work Description:
Re-activation and management of drill ship. Drilling for British Gas, Indonesia

PB-200

Type:
Semi-submersible bare-deck unit
Customer:
Maritima - Petraleo e Engenharia Ltda
Period:
August 1997 - December 1997
Work Description:
Management services for rig.

Noram 253 (ex NR III)

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Noram (USA) Inc.
Period:
May 1996 - March 1997
Work Description:
Assisting owner in marketing the rig. Inspection work carried out in South America.

Marawah

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Stavanger Drilling A.S. (Norway)
Period:
August 1992 - January 1997
Work Description:
Management of Rig in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Service and accommodation rig.

Noram 252

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Noram (USA) Inc.
Period:
August 1995 - June 1996
Work Description:
Owner's Representative in Singapore, managing operations

Byford Dolphin

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit
Customer:
Dolphin Drilling LR, Aberdeen
Period:
August 1994 - February 1995
Work Description:
Local management services for Drilling Rig operations.

MB Mantorek

Type:
Heavy-lift barge
Customer:
Brunei Shell Petroleum Co. Sdn Bhd
Period:
August 1994 - April 1995
Work Description:
Take over management of vessel from Brunei Shell in Labuan, Malaysia. Set up detailed maintenance program.

MSV Polyportia

Type:
Semi-submersible accommodation unit
Customer:
Polycrest A/S Norway
Period:
August 1994 - March 1995
Work Description:
Local management services for Rig.

Permata

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Offshore Project
Period:
May 1993 - June 1994
Work Description:
Supervision of rig move from Labuan Harbour and positioning of unit and acting as Owner's Representative.

Tenaga

Type:
Tender barge
Customer:
Brunei Shell Petroleum Co. Sdn Bhd (Brunei)
Period:
May 1993 - April 1994
Work Description:
Acting as Owner's advisor in the sale of the barge. Barge SOld on behalf of Brunei Shell.

MSV Polyportia

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit
Customer:
Rasmussen Offshore
Period:
October 1993 - March 1994
Work Description:
Inspection of vessel in Norway, prepare modification details for Asia-pacific operations.

Port Princess

Type:
Jack-up drilling unit
Customer:
Anders Wilhelmsen & Co. (Norway)
Period:
December 1991 - January 1994
Work Description:
Management of Rig. Arranged towage from Philliphines to Singapore. Marketing of rig for work in South East Asia / Australia. In charge of upgrading, repair and classification work.

Port Magellan

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit
Customer:
Anders Wilhelmsen & Co. (Norway)
Period:
November 1990 - August 1993
Work Description:
Manage rig during drilling operations with Sonat Offshore as co-manager. Drilling for Occidental in Argentina.

Asterie

Type:
Semi-submersible drilling unit
Customer:
Stavanger Drilling A.S. (Norway)
Period:
January 1990 - March 1991
Work Description:
Base office administration in Gabon/Africa. Owner's Representative.

Pioneer Driller

Type:
Semi-submersible urilling unit
Customer:
Viking Rigs A.S (Norway)
Period:
October 1990 - April 1991
Work Description:
Management of rig. In charge of entire conversion and upgrading of rig and rig's equipment. Marketing support.

Nordic Explorer

Type:
Jack-up drilling units
Customer:
Ross Offshore A.S. (Norway)
Period:
August 88 - November 92
Work Description:
Management of Rig in Indonesia on a 1 + 1 year drilling contract for Arco Indonesia, work done in conjunction with local Indonesian party, P.T. Patra Drilling Contractor. Owner’s representative in Singapore during lay-up.