KCA Deutag awarded North Sea drilling contract by Total

Aberdeen-based KCA Deutag has been awarded a new drilling contract by Total E&P UK for the North Alwyn and Dunbar platforms.

The contract is for three years and includes an option to extend by a further two years.

Rune Lorentzen, president of offshore at KCA Deutag, commented: “We have been the drilling contractor on the Dunbar and North Alwyn platforms for approximately 20 years now, and are pleased that by working closely with our client we have yet again been able to offer them a cost effective yet innovative drilling solution with a firm focus on crew training and competence.”

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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