GSP announces commencement of GOM drilling operations with the third MODU

February 5, 2014

GSP FortunaWe have the pleasure to announce that on February 4, 2014, GSP’s third mobile offshore drilling unit entered service for PEMEX in the Gulf of Mexico. GSP Fortuna initiated drilling operations under an 894 days contract with PEMEX.

GSP Fortuna is a three legs cantilever type self elevating unit, Friede & Goldman L-780 Model II design.  At the beginning of the long term contract with PEMEX, GSP Fortuna was assigned drilling operations in Tsimin field.

Currently GSP operates in the Gulf of Mexico with three MODUS, GSP Atlas, GSP Fortuna and GSP Orizont. The first two GSP MODUs, GSP Atlas and GSP Orizont initiated the drilling campaign in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2011.

In order to support the offshore operations in GOM, GSP has established the representative office GSP Offshore Mexico and an operational base in Ciudad del Carmen, providing local coordination and support for all Mexican offshore operations.

Previously GSP Fortuna has carried out a drilling campaign in the sea region of Kavala Gulf, in the Prinos oil field, northern Greece for Energean Oil & Gas.