Shell contracts ultra-deepwater Atwood Condor semi

Shell Offshore Inc. has contracted the semisubmersible Atwood Condor (NYSE:ATW) ultra-deepwater drilling rig for 39 months from the day the rig is assigned from Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES).

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HOUSTON – Shell Offshore Inc. has contracted the semisubmersible Atwood Condor (NYSE:ATW) ultra-deepwater drilling rig for 39 months from the day the rig is assigned from Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES).

The drilling program is planned for the Gulf of Mexico at a day rate of $555,000. The contract supersedes the remainder of the existingcontract with Hess.

6/04/2013

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