EDrill-2 Naming Ceremony

November 05th, 2015

Energy Drilling Pte Ltd was honoured to have distinguished guests from PTTEP International (Myanmar) participate in the naming of rig EDrill-2 on 05 November 2015 at COSCO Guangdong Shipyard. PTTEPI was represented by Khun Waranon Laprabang – General Manager of PTTEPI Myanmar and his spouse, Khun Jurairat Laprabang, who was the Lady Sponsor.

The naming ceremony marks an auspicious start to EDrill-2’s commencement of Zawtika Development Drilling Campaign in December of 2015.

Marcus Chew – CEO of Energy Drilling commented, “We’re extremely pleased to have been selected by PTTEPI Myanmar to employ the EDrill-2 for the Zawtika Field programme. I’m confident that EDrill-2 will perform at the same high standards set by EDrill-1 in Thailand. Energy Drilling will always remember that PTTEP was our first customer and we would like to thank the Board and management of PTTEP for entrusting us with this important assignment.”

Group photo of PTTEPI distinguished guests joined by Energy Drilling, COSCO and ABS senior executives onstage at the Naming Ceremony of rig EDrill-2.

Khun Waranon Laprabang – General Manager PTTEP International (Myanmar) addresses the audience.

Cheered on by Khun Pornpoch Tiraputra – VP Myanmar Well Operations (left) and Mr. Marcus Chew – Energy Drilling CEO, gracious Lady Sponsor, Khun Jurairat Laprabang, formally christens “EDrill-2”.


The guests were guided on a comprehensive rig tour by Don Rennie – Snr. Marine Superintendent and Rig Mover (right).

A delicious & fresh seafood buffet spread was prepared and served in the spacious mess hall of EDrill-2 by Chief Steward - Wong Toon Kai and his catering team.


EDrill-2’s offshore team rallies around Marcus Chew & Tue Saabye (centre).

Ready to drill!
EDrill-2 is key to our Mission Statement – “Develop and deliver the best tender rig solutions to our customers.”