Petrobaltic rig docked on board a heavy lift vessel
On 7 January 2017, a special docking operation was conducted at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard in Gdańsk.
The shipyard with the assistance of six tugs, docked the Petrobaltic jack-up rig, using a semi-submersible heavy lift unit REM LIFT 25000. This has been the 15th offshore platform serviced at Remontowa and the 5th rig docked on board the heavy lift unit so far.
The LOTOS Petrobaltic SA is a company that implements the strategic objectives of the LOTOS Capital Group in the area of exploration and production of hydrocarbons. The company operates in the Polish economic zone of the Baltic Sea, and through its subsidiaries, conducts exploration and prospecting of hydrocarbons deposits and extraction of crude oil and natural gas in Norway and Lithuania.
The Petrobaltic will be converted from a drilling rig into a production unit. Upon completion, the rig will become the central production facility in the B8 field. The launch of commercial production from the field was held in September 2015.
The Petrobaltic is scheduled to remain docked on board the REM LIFT 25000 for three months.