Pacific Drilling awarded drillship contract by Eni

Houston-based Pacific Drilling has been awarded a contract for drillship Pacific Bora by Eni’s Nigerian Agip Exploration for drilling offshore Nigeria.

The $9m contract commences next month and is for one firm well with two one-well options.

Paul Reese, CEO of Pacific Drilling, commented: “On the heels of our previous announcement of new work for Pacific Santa Ana in Mauritania, we are pleased to have secured this contract for the Bora which reflects our substantial experience in Nigeria and our uninterrupted commitment to providing exceptional drilling services to our clients.”

Pacific Bora is currently operating offfshore Côte d’Ivoire.

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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