The Russian Oil & Gas Industry: Sakhalin I Phase-1 development to use concrete-island drilling system

This article is a late-breaking adjunct to the special report that begins on p. 54. The Beaufort Sea I concrete-island drilling system, recently acquired by the ExxonMobil-led Sakhalin I consortium, will move this summer from the Beaufort Sea to a yet-to-be-named shipyard in the Far East, where it will undergo modifications prior to deployment to the Chayvo field for development drilling and production (Fig. 1). Photo courtesy Global Marine Inc.Click here to enlarge imageThe multinational Sakhalin I consortium led by ExxonMobil Corp. has acquired Global Marine Inc.'s Glomar Beaufort Sea I concrete-island drilling system (CIDS), for offshore development of the Chayvo field east of Sak...

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