Transocean awarded a slew of new contracts

Transocean awarded a slew of new contracts

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has been awarded a series of new contracts according to the company’s latest fleet status report.

Semi-submersible rig Henry Goodrich has been awarded a one-year contract extension by Husky offshore Eastern Canada.

The company’s newbuild semi-sub Transocean Norge has been awarded a six-well contract and four well options in the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract is expected to commence in July 2019.

Semi-sub Paul B. Loyd, Jr. has secured a two-well contract plus four one-well options in the U.K. North Sea from BP. The contract will commence in March 2019.

The drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 has scored a three-well contract plus two one-well options offshore China, with Reliance. The contract is expected to commence in February 2019.

Semi-sub Transocean Leader has secured a three-well contract in the U.K. North Sea from Hurrican Energy, starting from February 2019.

Semi-sub Transocean Spitsbergen has received one-well option by Equinor offshore Norway.

Lastly, semi-sub Deepwater Nautilus secured an one-well option by Shell offshore Malaysia.

Transocean operates a fleet of 41 mobile offshore drilling units consisting of 23 ultra-deepwater floaters, 12 harsh environment floaters, two deepwater floaters and four midwater floaters.

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