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Offshore jackup rig action. Jackups have been in the news lately. On the down side, Global Santa Fe reported the sinking of its GSF Adriatic IV,some 25 mi offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea on August 10. The rig was severely damaged during a fire following a well control incident and sank. The rig was located over a production platform owned by Petrobel, an Eni/Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. JIV, and had been on location for 58 days. There were no injuries and all 70 persons aboard were safely evacuated.
Offshore Indonesia, Atwood Oceanics jackup Atwood Beacon, which suffered two leg punch-throughs while positioning for an offshore Indonesia well, had not been moved off location in early August. The rig was to be removed from the location and towed to a shipyard in Singapore for inspection and repair. The rig was moving onto a well for ConocoPhillips at the time of the incident.
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