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Shelf Drilling secures jackup deal with Cairn

Dubai-headquartered offshore driller Shelf Drilling has confirmed a four-well contract award from Cairn India.

A 1992-built jackup Compact Driller has been booked until April 2022, with the contract expected to commence in mid-November this year.

Financial details have not been disclosed. The rig completed its last drilling campaign with ADNOC in July.

The Oslo-listed Shelf Drilling owns a fleet of 30 jackup rigs.

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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