Pacific Drilling awarded new drillship contract by Murphy Oil

Pacific Drilling awarded new drillship contract by Murphy Oil

US offshore driller Pacific Drilling has been awarded a new contract by Murphy Oil for 2014-built drillship Pacific Sharav.

The drillship will be used off Mexico for a two-well contract at a rate of $230,000 per day, with an option for a further well. Commencement is scheduled for November 2020.

Pacific Sharav is currently under contract with Chevron in the US Gulf of Mexico.

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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