London and Tel-Aviv listed Energean has contracted the Stena Icemax drillship for its upcoming drilling campaign offshore Israel. Energean says the contract is for three firm wells, all due to be drilled during 2022, and further two optional wells which would extend the campaign into 2023.

CEO Mathios Rigas says that “the next 12 months are set to be truly transformational for Energean,” with the firm expecting the start-up of the delayed Karish field in mid-2022 (MEES, 28 May). (CONTINUED - 398 WORDS)