Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corp. has gained extra work for a few of its drilling rigs however has additionally seen its day charges slashed.
According to Noble Corporation’s newest fleet standing report, ExxonMobil has exercised a one-well choice for the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig for operations in Australia.
However, there was no change to anticipated contract expiration – set for late October 2020 – as the present program is forward of schedule.
The rig was on standby from 9 April 2020 until 11 July with day price diminished to $47,000-$50,000 via the standby interval.
Under the contract, ExxonMobil additionally has eight one-well choices.
As reported earlier on Wednesday, Noble Corporation has been awarded a contract by Equinor for drilling three wells on the Valemon area from the summer time of 2021, utilizing the Noble Lloyd Noble drilling rig.
The contract consists of an choice for drilling one further properly on the Valemon area and 11 wells that aren’t included in the identical licence.
In addition, the Noble Lloyd Noble rig has acquired a contract extension with Equinor within the UK till late November 2020.
Furthermore, Saudi Aramco has diminished the day price for the Noble Roger Lewis jack-up working in Saudi Arabia from $159,000 to $139,000 from 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2021.
The rig’s contract with Saudi Aramco expires in early March 2022.
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