Harbour Energy is preparing to begin an offshore drilling campaign in Indonesia in which it will deploy two different drilling rigs.

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The first programme is due to start soon using the jack-up Soehanah (Pearl Driller), which Harbour has contracted from the middle of the second quarter 2021 until the middle of the third quarter 2021, according to the rig's owner Vantage Drilling.

Harbour has inherited its Indonesian position as part of its acquisition of Premier Oil.

Premier has previously indicated that planned activities in 2021 offshore Indonesia included infill drilling in Natuna Sea Block A, the GBA-1, A22 well operations also in Natuna Sea Block A, and two appraisal wells in the Tuna block.

Harbour contracted earlier this year the semi-submersible drilling rig Noble Clyde Boudreaux for the two-well programme in the Tuna area.

This work will begin in mid-July 2021 and continue until mid-November 2021, according to the rig's owner Noble Corporation.

The Tuna block contains two discoveries - Kuda Laut and Singa Laut - in water depths of up to 120 metres.