Transocean awarded series of new contracts

Offshore driller Transocean has secured a series of new contracts and extensions according to the company’s latest fleet status report.

Semi-submersible rig Leiv Eiriksson was awarded a two-well contract by Spirit Energy plus three one-well options in Norway and another one-well contract in Norway by ConocoPhillips. Semi-sub Development Driller III has received a one-year contract in Trinidad from an undisclosed client.

Additionally, Equinor exercised two one-well options on semi-sub Transocean Norge in Norway, while Petronas exercised 180-day option on semi-sub Deepwater Nautilus in Malaysia.

Transocean also confirmed deals for several drillships.

Discoverer Inspiration secured a three-well contract, with three one-well options, in the US Gulf of Mexico from Talos. Deepwater Asgard was awarded an estimated 200-day contract, plus four 74-day options, in the US Gulf of Mexico by Beacon Offshore. Additionally, Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 was awarded a 180-day contract, plus three one-well options in Myanmar by Woodside Energy. Lastly, BHP Billiton exercised a one-year option on  Deepwater Invictus in the US Gulf of Mexico.

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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