CHILES OFFSHORE



As reported on Rigzone earlier this month, Chiles Offshore has entered into a bareboat charter agreement with Perforadora Central for the new-build LeTourneau Super 116-C jackup, Tonala. Now Chiles Offshore is pleased to announce that the rig will be ready for service mid-march 2000 and will begin a contract with CNG Producing Company to drill two wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico expected to take approximately 60 days.