Ensco secures drilling rig contract from Ithaca Energy

UK energy firm Ithaca Energy has announced that the joint venture for its Greater Stella Area operations has contracted Ensco Offshore UK for the provision of a heavy duty jack-up drilling rig.

The rig is expected to arrive on location in the second quarter of 2017, and the drilling programme completed in the second half of 2017. The contract value was not revealed.

Ithaca Energy has allocated a capital investment programme of $70m for 2017, primarily centred on Greater Stella Area activities, including development drilling on the Harrier field.

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