Odfjell Drilling wins semi-submersible contract from Aker BP

Odfjell Drilling has secured a contract from Aker BP for semi-submersible rig Deepsea Stavanger.

The contract is for exploration and development drilling at various locations in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea and the value is estimated at $68m. The period of the contract is around 9 months commencement in February 2018 and completion around October 2018.

“The contract with Aker BP is an important opportunity for Odfjell Drilling to demonstrate its continued exceptional track record and develop a relationship with potentially one of Norway’s largest oil companies. Aker BP’s focus on digitalisation is very exciting and appealing for our company’s operational philosophy and appetite to work with operators in developing tomorrow’s technology,” said Simen Lieungh, CEO of Odfjell Drilling.

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