ConocoPhillips Contracts Rowan Jackup

ConocoPhillips Contracts Rowan Jackup
The ultra-harsh environment jackup rig boasts a maximum drilling depth of 35,000 feet.

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (COPSAS) has awarded Rowan Companies plc a contract for the Rowan Norway N-class ultra-harsh environment jackup, Rowan reported Thursday.

Rowan stated that COPSAS’ estimated seven-month rig contract should commence during the second quarter of this year and is subject to partner approval. The company added that, following the initial contract term, COPSAS has two options. The duration of the first option is an estimated five months and the duration of the second option is an estimated nine months, Rowan noted.

Placed into service in 2011, the Rowan Norway can operate in up to 400 feet of water and boasts a maximum drilling depth of 35,000 feet, Rowan states on its website.

Turkish Petroleum is currently contracting the Rowan Norway in the Mediterranean Sea until approximately April 2019, Rowan stated.


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