Ensco wins a series of new contracts

Offshore driller Ensco has secured a series of new rig contracts according to the company’s latest rig status report.

Four rigs have won contracts for work in the US Gulf of Mexico. Talos Energy awarded a one-well contract to semi-submersible Ensco 8503. Apache Corporation contracted semi-submersible Ensco 8505 for one well also this month. Arena Energy hired jackup Ensco 102 on a 400-day work starting in November. In addition, Renaissance Offshore has contracted jackup Ensco 87 to drill one well beginning this month.

Ensco also won a number of contracts for its jackup rigs in other parts of the world.

ConocoPhillips hired jackup Ensco 120 on a three-year contract in the UK North Sea beginning this month. The charter includes two one-year options.

NAM awarded a two-well job to jackup Ensco 122 offshore Netherlands beginning in September 2017. Meanwhile, Engie extended its charter for jackup Ensco 72 by one well off the Netherlands, as its previous contract was set to expire in October.

Furthermore, jackup Ensco 110 was awarded a three-year contract by North Oil off Qatar. The contract includes a one-year priced option and is expected to commence in August.

Lastly, Chevron extended its contract for jackup Ensco 107 by one month, which will see the rig working offshore Australia until August.

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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