Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Saipem Awarded New Drilling Contracts of $600 Million

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/20/2011, Location: Middle East

Share |
Saipem has been awarded the contract by Eni to extend the charter of the Saipem 10000 drillship for the duration of 24 months, starting from August 2012. Saipem 10000 is an ultra deepwater drillship, capable of operating in water depths up to 10,000 feet in full dynamic positioning.

Within offshore drilling activities, Saipem has been awarded a contract by Addax Petroleum extending the charter of the semisub Scarabeo 3 for a period of 6 months, starting from November 2011, for drilling activities in Nigerian waters. Scarabeo is a second generation semi-submersible drilling rig capable of operating in water depths of up to 1200 feet.

In addition, Saipem has signed a contract with NDC for the extension of the charter of the jack-up Perro Negro 2 for a period of 12 months, starting from the second quarter of 2011, for drilling activities in the waters of the United Arab Emirates. Perro Negro 2 is a jack-up rig capable of operating in water depths of up to 300 feet.

In onshore drilling, Saipem has signed new contracts for 15 rigs in Saudi Arabia, South America and Kazakhstan.

In Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco awarded Saipem the contract for the charter of 4 rigs, of which 3 for a period of 3 years each, starting from the fourth quarter of 2011, and 1 for a period of 1 years, starting from the third quarter of 2011.

In Peru and Colombia, Saipem has been awarded new contracts with several clients for the charter of a total of 9 rigs, for a varying period of 4 to 12 months, starting in different dates during 2011.

Finally, in Kazakhstan Saipem acquired two contracts for the charter of 2 rigs, for a period of 4 and 12 months respectively, starting from the fourth quarter of 2011.

Rigs >>

Rigs News in Saudi Arabia >>

United Kingdom >>  6/22/2016 - Noble Corporation plc has received the full settlement value of $540 million from Freeport-McMoRan (Freeport) pursuant to the previously announced set...
Norway >>  6/21/2016 - Statoil will suspend the Songa Delta contract after the current well, Slemmestad, in the North Sea. From end June, 2016, the rig will go on 75% suspen...

India >>  6/16/2016 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has, with the support of Aqualis Offshore, set a new pre-monsoon rig move record offshore India. ON...
Portugal >>  6/9/2016 - Saipem has been awarded new drilling contracts and extensions to existing contracts in Portugal, Norway, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan and Latin A...

Scotland >>  6/9/2016 - Leading global drilling and engineering contractor, KCA Deutag, has sold its jack-up drilling unit, the Ben Rinnes, to an integrated energy and servic...
Singapore >>  6/8/2016 - Sembcorp Marine Ltd refers to the December 3, 2015, statement on a standstill agreement between North Atlantic Drilling Ltd (“NADL­”) and Jurong Shipy...

Related Categories: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 

Related Articles: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 


Saudi Arabia Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 |

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Saudi Arabia >>


Related Links

AE BH IL IQ JO KW LB OM QA SA SY YE
Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.