Maersk Taps Deep Venture for 18-Month Angolan Contract

Petrolia Drilling reports that Venture Drilling AS has now signed a 18-month contract with Maersk Oil Angola starting from July 25, 2009 at a day rate of US $495,000 after withholding tax.

In July 2008 Venture Drilling AS and Maersk Oil Angola agreed to a six-month extension starting from the January 25, 2009 until July 25, 2009, at a day rate of US $425,000 after withholding tax.

The Deep Venture drillship is at present under contract with Exxon. 


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