Seadrill drillship awarded Petronas contract

Norway’s Seadrill Partners has secured contract in Malaysia with Petronas Carigali for 2008-built drillship West Capella.

The contract is for one well, with two options, and the firm part of the contract is valued at around $11m.

Commencement of the contract is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019.

West Capella is currently in the middle of a five-well contract with Sabah Shell Petroleum off Malaysia.

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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