APICO ( Khorat ) Limited contracted Rig AD-2 for next well DM#5, in Thailand and commenced on March 2015 and expected to complete on end of June 2015.
Based on our well site report, Asia Drilling have learned that there are some concerns about security in Udon Thani Province. Our CEO U Moe Myint took his own initiative and called his close friend Police General Prasan Wongyai, who is the permanent ADC to the King of Thailand and discussed about this security issue.
General Prasan promised our CEO that he will take care of it. He actually called his former student Police Major Gen. Sakda Thechakriangkrai, responsible for the 4th Region ( 09 Provinces of Northeast, including Udon Thani ).
Police General Prasan Wongyai visited the Well Site, Camp & PP Resort on 09 June 2013 at 09:15 hrs.
General Sakda arranged everything and on 09 June 2013 at 09:15 hrs. General Prasan accompanied by the Chief of Nongsang Police personally visited the Well Site and Camp Site.
He personally briefed all security personnel and police in the region about the importance of providing security for all personnel working at the Well Site as well as at the Camp which will include both APICO, ADL, and third party contractor personnel.
Rig AD-2 from its last location in Central Myanmar being moved to North East of Thailand (30 May 2013)
ASIA Drilling Rig AD-2 has been recently contracted by APICO ( Khorat ) Limited to drill exploration well SPHE-A in Udorn Thani Province in Thailand. APICO at its discretion may drill up to 5 additional wells. The wells are in L15/43 petroleum concession block in Thailand with drilling scheduled to commence in July 2013.
Rig AD-2 had been de-mobilized from Mann Oil Field in Central Myanmar by land and by rivering vessels along the Ayeyarwaddy River to Yangon Port from where it had been mobilized to Laem Chabang Port in Thailand arriving on 29 May 2013. The rig and its equipment are scheduled to arrive at well site in Thailand on or before 6 June 2013.
MPRL E&P Project with Rig AD-2 at Mann Oil Field, Central Myanmar
( 01 August 2011 )
MPRL E&P Pte Ltd contracted Rig AD-2 to drill one deep well and rig was modilized to Mann Oil Field, Central Myanmar, on 1st August 2011.
The rig is currently stacked on the MDE-1 well site, location in Central Myanmar.
AD-2 Rig Package has completely arrived to Well Site Location in Mann Field ( 05 May 2011 )
The Rig AD-2 left Shanghai Port and unloaded all it's equipment at MITT port, Yangon on 17th April 2011. It than mobilized to Central Myanmar to its drilling location in Mann Field, near a small town called Minbu. The mobilization to well site was a hazardous one with the ADL team facing thunderous rain and slippery road conditions. In spite of all the hazards caused by the weather, the Rig AD-2 made it safely to its target location without any incidents. The rig is expected to spud-in tentatively on 12th July 2011.
It has been five months since the purchase of AD-2 and construction of the rig is still in progress but is close to reaching completion. By the end of February 2011, Rig AD-2 will be tested and certified by third party inspector ( Lloyd’s Register ) and will be shipped to Yangon port. It will then be mobilized to Mann Oil Field ( Myanmar ) to drill two deep wells for MPRL E&P. The drilling campaign for MPRL E&P is expected to begin June 2011.