Offshore driller Valaris, formerly EnscoRowan, has won a slew of new contracts and extensions over the past five weeks valued at around $245m in total.
Drillship Valaris DS-4 has been awarded a one-well contract with Amni offshore Ghana, estimated at around 50 days with commencement due March 2020. As reported yesterday by Splash, Valaris JU-248 (Gorilla VI) has been awarded a four-well contract with Neptune Energy in the North Sea.
The company has also been awarded several extensions.
Drillship Valaris DS-16 (formerly Resolute) has had a contract with Fieldwood in the US Gulf of Mexico extended by around 180 days from March 2020 to September 2020, while another drillship Valaris DS-7 has had its contract with Burullus offshore Egypt extended by around 165 days from October 2019 to mid-March 2020.
Semi-submersible rig Valaris DPS-1 has had its contract with Woodside offshore Australia extended by seven wells, with an estimated duration of 420 days through to September 2021, while jackup rig Valaris JU-291 (Stavanger) has also been given a two-well extension by Equinor for operations offshore Norway with an estimated duration of 208 days to August 2020
Lastly, Valaris JU-115 jackup rig has had its contract with Mubadala Petroleum, offshore Thailand, extended by two months from through to March 2020.