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COSL secures jackup contracts from Aramco

China Oilfield Services (COSL), the offshore oil and gas service unit of state run energy giant CNOOC, has been awarded contracts by Saudi Aramco for the hire of two jackup rigs.

The two rigs, COSL Strike and COSL Gift, have each been fixed to Saudi Aramco under a five-year charter contract with an option for a two-year extension.

COSL Strike and COSL Gift will commence operations for Saudi Aramco in October and November respectively.

COSL currently operates a fleet of 29 jackup rigs and 7 semi-submersible drilling rigs.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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