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North Atlantic Drilling secures semi-submersible contract from Wintershall

North Atlantic Drilling secures semi-submersible contract from Wintershall

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German energy firm Wintershall has received a consent from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to drill exploration well 6604/5 in a prospect named Balderbrå in the in the Norwegian Sea.

Wintershall has contracted North Atlantic Drilling semi-submersible rig West Phoenix for the drilling works, which will take around 36 days commencing on October 1.

West Phoenix is currently on a contract with Nexen in the UK part of North Sea.

North Atlantic Drilling filed for chapter 11 in the US earlier this month along with its parent company Seadrill.

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