Rowan Companies secures ConocoPhillips jackup contract

Rowan Companies, currently undergoing a $12bn combination with Ensco, has been awarded a contract in Norway by ConocoPhillips Skandinavia for 2011-built jackup rig Rowan Norway.

The contract commences in the second quarter of 2019, and is for a period of around seven months with two additional options. The first option is for five months and the second nine months.

Rowan Norway is currently under contract with Turkish Petroleum in the Mediterranean until April 2019.

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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