AGR to provide RMR drilling services offshore Sakhalin

Offshore staff

STRAUME, Norway – An unnamed operator has contracted AGR Enhance Drilling to provide riserless mud recovery (RMR) services this summer offshore Sakhalin Island, eastern Russia.

Drilling operations in the designated area include challenging top-hole conditions and stringent environmental regulations, AGR says.

RMR allows use of weighted mud during top-hole drilling. All mud and cuttings are returned to the rig, without discharge to the sea – this is said to lead to a more stable top-hole, drilled with minimal environmental impact.


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...