Saipem wins $160m worth of drilling contracts

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem has been awarded new contracts for offshore drilling projects in Romania and Abu Dhabi worth over $160m in total.

In the Black Sea off Romania, the company’s semi-submersible rig Scarabeo 9 has secured a one-well contract. Drilling activity is expected to commence in the fourth quarter.

Additionally, the jackup rig Perro Negro 8 has been awarded a four-year contract offshore Abu Dhabi, in continuity with current operations.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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