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Seadrill secures drillship contract from Statoil

Seadrill secures drillship contract from Statoil

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Drilling contractor Seadrill has secured a firm contract for one well and one drill stem test with Statoil Brasil Óleo e Gas for its drillship  West Saturn in Brazil.

The contract also includes a number of option wells to be drilled in blocks where Statoil has license and operatorship.

The drillship, which will be upgraded with a managed pressure drilling system, is expected to commence operations between December 2017 and January 2018.

The backlog of the contract is estimated at $26m.

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Jason worked for a number of logistics firms following his English degree, then switched this hands-on experience to writing and has since become one the most prolific writers on the diverse China logistics industry writing for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week. Jason’s access to the biggest shippers with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives.

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