News - Month: December 2021

Marriott Geotechnical complete initial research drilling – UKGEOS Project – 100 m deep ground investigation borehole for the British Geological Survey (BGS)

15th December 2021

The UK Geoenergy Observatories (UKGEOS) project aims to establish new centres for world-leading research into the subsurface environment. This project in Cheshire is one of the two geological locations selected, the other being in Scotland. The Cheshire Geoenergy Observatory will comprise approximately 20 No 100 m deep instrumented boreholes. Marriott Geotechnical Drilling Ltd (MGeoD) was […]


Marriott acquires two 2000 HP rigs for geothermal developments in Africa

14th December 2021

Marriott Drilling has acquired two Drillmec 2000 HP electric rigs with camps currently in the Kurdistan part of northern Iraq for geothermal projects in East Africa. The rigs are being prepared for shipment to East Africa.


Marriott restarts campaign in Mozambique

1st December 2021

After a prolonged pause following the outbreak of the COVID pandemic in March 2020, Marriott has recently recommenced operations in Mozambique for SASOL. The campaign is focused on the existing fields in the Temane and Pande area and will entail a combination of workover and new drilled wells spanning out over the next number of […]