Trident lets platform rig contract for work offshore Brazil

March 13, 2024
Trident Energy do Brasil has let a platform drilling contract to Archer for operations in Brazil.

Trident Energy do Brasil has let a contract to Archer for well interventions and platform drilling services for Trident’s Brazilian operations.

Archer will provide well interventions for regulatory requirements, workover and drilling operations, well maintenance, and drilling infrastructure engineering. Platform drilling services are set to begin in this year's second quarter, initially on the Pampo PP1 platform, which follows a period of rig reactivation and recertification managed through Archer’s Platform Operations group.

The contract has an initial estimated value of $20 million over the firm 2-year period and includes an additional 1-year option. Further options could added by mutual agreement.

Trident is operator with 100% interest in Enchova, Enchova Oeste, Marimbá, Piraúna, Bicudo, Bonito, Pampo, Trilha, Linguado, and Badejo fields. The company owns and operates four platforms in the Campos basin—PCE-1, P-65, P-08, and PPM1 (OGJ Online, Mar. 17, 2022).