West Prospero Jackup Tapped for Offshore Sudan Ops

Seadrill has been awarded a two-well contract by Red Sea Petroleum Operating Company Limited (RSPOC) for the jackup rig West Prospero. The assignment is for operation offshore Sudan with mobilization scheduled for December this year.

The drilling assignment is expected to take some six months and the estimated contract value is approximately US $49.9 million inclusive of mobilization and demobilization. West Prospero, which is currently idle in Indonesia, will be upgraded with high pressure, high temperature (HTHP) capabilities prior to moving to Sudan on a heavy lift vessel.