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Shelf Drilling awarded new contract in Nigeria

Dubai-headquartered jackup rig operator Shelf Drilling has secured a new contract award for the 2010-built Shelf Drilling Mentor for operations offshore Nigeria.

The contract is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2022 and has an estimated duration of 225 days with option attached for additional wells.

No Further details have been disclosed. The jackup is currently working for Mercuria in Congo until March. As of December 31, 2021, Shelf Drilling’s contract backlog was $1.7bn with 28 of its 30 rigs under contract.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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