CNOOC Contracts Drillship Energy Searcher

Northern Offshore, Ltd. on Sunday announced that CNOOC Palung Aru Ltd. ("CNOOC") has awarded a contract for the drillship Energy Searcher. The contract is for one well offshore Indonesia and has an expected duration of from 60-90 days, including travel time from and back to Singapore. Commencement is expected during October 2011. The estimated contract value for the program is from US$18-25 million, including mobilization fees.

Gary W. Casswell, Northern Offshore's president and CEO, said, "We are pleased with CNOOC's award of this contract for the Energy Searcher, and look forward to a successful drilling program. We remain optimistic of increasing activity in the region and are ready to get the rig back to work following its major shipyard and equipment refurbishment project."

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