Pacific Drilling finds work for drillship trio

US offshore driller Pacific Drilling has found work for three of its drillship, according to its latest fleet status report.

Total has taken 2011-built Pacific Santa Ana for a one-well contract in Senegal, with an option for a further well in Mauritius. The contract commences in April.

Additionally, Eni subsidiary Nigerian AGIP Exploration has extended a contract for 2010-built Pacific Bora, declaring a one-well option taking the contract through to April at a day rate of $150,000 per day.

Chevron has also extended a contract for 2014-built drillship Pacific Sharav, operating in the US Gulf of Mexico, for one firm well with three additional well options.

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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