Tag: seadrill

Seadrill Gets ABS-MPDTM Notation

ABS has issued the managed pressure drilling notation ABS MPD™ to Seadrill for the ABS-classed West Capricorn, a 6th generation ultra-deepwater semi-submersible operating in the Gulf of Mexico.

Seadrill constructing drillships for major operato

  Seadrill has a commitment for contracts with an unnamed major oil company. The contracts will cover three drillships over 19 rig years with a possible value of USD$4 billion.

Statoil secures rig for offshore Newfoundland

   Statoil has come to an agreement with Seadrill to use the West Aquarius deepwater drilling rig for their exploration activities offshore the province of Newfoundland in Canada in 2012-2013.

Seadrill contracted for offshore Trinidad

Seadrill has been awarded a contract by BHP Billiton Petroleum for Offshore Vigilant in Trinidad. The three well drilling assignment for Offshore Vigilant is expected to take 150 days, and the contract value is approximately USD 20 million. Operations to commence under the new contract for Offshore Vigilant is scheduled for the third quarter 2011, in direct continuation of the existing contract. The contract also includes options for an additional four wells with anticipated duration of 200 days.