Noble Corporation secures pair of new contracts

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has secured new contracts for a drillship and a jackup drilling rig, according to the company’s latest fleet status report.

The 2014-built jack up rig Noble Houston Colbert has been awarded a one-year contract by Dolphin for work offshore Qatar starting from February 2018, while the 2013-built drillship Noble Bob Douglas has secured a contract from an undisclosed client for work in the US Gulf of Mexico for a period of three months starting from late November this year.

Noble Houston Colbert is currently warm stacked after it completed a contract with JX Nippon in July and Noble Bob Douglas is currently on a contract with Tullow in Suriname.

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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