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COSL secures semi-sub contract from Tamarind Resources

China Oilfield Service Limited (COSL) has secured a contract from Malaysia’s Tamarind Resources for drilling operations in New Zealand utilising newbuild semi-submersible rig Hai Yang Shi You 982.

The contract is for three firm wells with two optional wells in the Tui field, with operations are expected to commence in the second or third quarter of 2019.

COSL just took delivery of Hai Yang Shi You 982 from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry in March this year.

Last week, COSL also secured two drilling contracts in Indonesia.

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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