Awilco Offshore through Premium Drilling has entered into a contract with Premier Oil Vietnam Offshore BV for the jackup, WilBoss. The contract with Premier is for six months operation offshore Vietnam. If the firm contract period is increased to twelve months prior to commencement, Premier will be given an option for a further twelve month period.
The firm contract value for six months is approximately US $40 million The contract is to commence during the first quarter 2008.
WilBoss is under construction at KeppelFELS Shipyard in Singapore and is scheduled for delivery at the end of the fourth quarter 2007. WilBoss is Awilco Offshore's fourth jackup newbuild and is equipped for high pressure/ high temperature drilling in water depths up to 400ft.
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