BON MARINE SIGNED CONTRACT WITH SHELLBeginning of December 2018, while still being in active phase of TOTAL E&P Bulgaria third exploration well, Bon Marine was awarded by another Oil & Gas major - SHELL, with Contract for Purchase of Integrated Logistics Services.
Bon Marine was in the short list of companies invited to the tender in September 2017, and successfully went through all important milestones finally to be nominated as the winning bidder.
The Contract was concluded with the Bulgarian branch of SHELL, namely SHELL International Exploration and Development Italia S.p.A., Bulgaria Branch.
Shell intends to drill one exploratory well in the Khan Kubrat block in the western Black Sea, with the preliminary spud date planned for 01.04.2019.
The drilling campaign is expected to last less than 100 days. Personnel, materials, and equipment will be mobilized from locations around the world, including Europe and North America (e.g. Texas), with onshore operational support expected from Bulgaria and Romania.
The scope of the Integrated Logistics Services include expertise, key personnel, facilities & infrastructure, equipment, materials, processes, customs brokerage, waste management.
The Shore Base where most of the facilities will be deployed is Port Lesport, part of Port for public transport of national importance - Varna.
The provision of supply vessels (PSVs) for the campaign was awarded to Bon Marine's partner in the tender process - Bourbon Marine & Logistics France.