Offshore drilling rig operator Transocean has clinched new contracts for a drillship and two semi-submersible rigs.
The 1990-built drilling rig Paul B. Loyd. Jr has been awarded a 255 day contract by Hurricane Energy in the UK North Sea, commencing from April 2020.
The 2000-built drilling rig Deepwater Nautilus was awarded a 45 day contract in Brunei by Shell starting from January 2020.
Additionally, Burullus exercised a one-well option with drillship Discoverer India in Egypt, extending the contract to April 2020.
The new contracts have added $75m in backlog, bringing the company’s total backlog to $10.8bn.