Vantage Drilling gets jackup extension from CPOC

Vantage Drilling jackup rig Aquamarine Driller has been awarded a nine-month extension by Carigali-PTTEP Operating Company (CPOC) for operations in Malaysia and Thailand.

Alisdair Semple, director of marketing for Vantage Drilling, commented: “This rig continues to be one of the best performing jackups in South East Asia delivering efficient drilling operations and completing wells ahead of schedule and under budget.”

The 2009-built rig is contracted with CPOC through to the first quarter of 2018.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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