Vantage Drilling scores drillship contract with TotalEnergies

Vantage Drilling has secured a drilling services contract with TotalEnergies for the ultra-deepwater drillship, Tungsten Explorer

The contract will see the 2013-built drillship employed for a minimum duration of 225 days. The deal also comes with three extension options attached.

The Houston-based offshore driller said the firm term of the contract would generate around $75m.

The drillship is planned to mobilise to West Africa in the third quarter of 2022, following an up to two-well campaign in the Mediterranean.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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