Atwood Aurora Lands Gig in Cameroon

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd for the jackup rig Atwood Aurora (350' ILC). The contract for three wells with a minimum total duration of 200 days will be performed in Cameroon at a dayrate of approximately $155,000.

Contract commencement is expected in February 2013 in direct continuation of the two well contract with Bowleven PLC. With the award of this contract, the firm contractual commitment for the Atwood Aurora is expected to extend to August 2013.


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