Odfjell Drilling has signed a agency drilling contract with oil main Total for drilling offshore South Africa with the sixth era semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger
The contract worth together with compensation for mobilization and demobilization intervals is estimated as being USD 145 – 190 million plus incentives. The firm expects the drilling program to take 180-280 days. Mobilization to South Africa is predicted to begin in Q1 2020.
“Following Total’s latest profitable marketing campaign with Deepsea Stavanger in South Africa on the Brulpadda effectively, which resulted in February 2019, we’re more than happy to proceed the collaboration with Total for the subsequent section of the venture on Block 11B/12B.
We consider it’s of nice profit to Odfjell Drilling and Total to have the ability to
make the most of the identical drilling unit for the subsequent wells with the intention to construct on the
expertise from the earlier exploration drilling marketing campaign on this operationally difficult harsh surroundings high-current space”, says Simen Lieungh, CEO.
Deepsea Stavanger a GVA 7500 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible was ship in 2010 at Daewoo Okpo shipyard in South Africa. The drilling rigs is in the present day drilling for Aker BP within the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
(Source Odfjell Drilling – Image: Poland at Sea)
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