Anadarko contracts ENSCO 8506 for GoM

Offshore staff

LONDON – Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has contracted the newbuild ENSCO 8506 ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig to work in the US Gulf of Mexico for 30 months at a day rate of $530,000, plus adjustments.

The rig is scheduled for delivery by Keppel FELS Ltd. in Singapore during 3Q 2012 with the contract to begin in the fourth quarter following sea trials, acceptance testing, and mobilization.

1/31/2012

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