Transocean semi-submersible pair find work

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured a number of contracts for its semi-submersible rigs according to the company’s latest fleet status report.

Deepwater Nautilus was awarded a four-well contract plus 11 one-well options offshore Southeast Asia by an undisclosed client.

Paul B.Loyd, Jr. has secured two contracts in the UK part of North Sea. Hurricane Energy has signed a two-well contract with three one-well options while Zennor Petroleum has taken the rig on a two-well contract with two one-well option. The two contracts will commence is March and May of 2018 respectively.

Separately, Transocean hasagreed with Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard to enhance two newbuild drillships by increasing the hook load capacity of the ships, which will further delay the delivery dates of the two ships to the second quarter and fourth quarter of 2020.

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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