Shell to use "armada" of vessels in Arctic campaignNews // May 6, 2015
Shell is preparing to use “an armada of 25 vessels“ for its forthcoming two-year drilling
programme offshore Alaska, according to its CFO Simon Henry.
Broker Seabroker said Shell is planning to drill two to three exploration wells in the
Chukchi Sea within the Arctic Ocean.
Work will take place with Transocean semi-submersible Polar Pioneer and Noble Corporation drillship Noble Discoverer.
The broker said the likes of Edison Chouest and Harvey Gulf have secured term charters to provide OSVs in support of the campaign.