The contract commencement is scheduled to Q4 2017 and has an expected duration of 40 days (excluding options).
Deepsea Bergen is currently operating for Statoil on the NCS until mid- July 2017. In December last year, Odfjell Drilling announced a new contract for Deepsea Bergen with Faroe Petroleum back to back with the said Statoil contract. The contract with Faroe Petroleum is for one well plus one optional well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The unit has furthermore received a LOI for one HPHT-well plus two optional HPHT wells with start-up Q1 2018 as earlier announced.
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Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a platform drilling contract with EnQuest for drilling and maintenance on the Magnus platform on the UK continental shelf. The contract includes three firm wells plus two optional wells, and is expected to commence November 1st 2017.
The shareholders of Robotic Drilling Systems AS (“RDS”) have today entered into an agreement to sell all shares in RDS to Nabors Industries (“Nabors”). Odfjell Drilling holds, through its fully owned subsidiary Odfjell Drilling Technology Ltd, approximately 37% of the shares in RDS.
On 10 August 2017, Odfjell Drilling signed a contract with Aker BP ASA for Deepsea Stavanger (6th generation semi-submersible) for a period of approximately 9 months with commencement in February 2018 and completion around October 2018.
Odfjell Rig II Ltd., a subsidiary of Odfjell Drilling Ltd. and rig owner of Deepsea Bergen, has today received a firm offer from its bank syndicate to amend and extend its senior secured term loan facility.