Offshore Rig Contracts Go to Saipem
Saipem has won a pair of offshore drilling contracts in Norway and the Middle East totalling more than US$ 100 million, the company reported Monday.
One of the contracts is with Repsol Norge AS and calls for drilling a well for operations in Norway set to begin during the third quarter of this year, Saipem noted in a written statement emailed to Rigzone. Saipem added that its semisubmersible Scarabeo 8 drilling unit will be deployed for the contract.
The other drilling contract, awarded for a three-year-term, calls on Saipem to deploy a high-specification jack-up in the Middle East, the company stated. Although Saipem did not specify the customer’s name, it stated that operations tied to the jack-up contract should begin during the fourth quarter of this year.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.
Senior Editor | Rigzone