Second new jackup mobilizes to Aramco work offshore Saudi Arabia

Asia Offshore Drilling has taken delivery of a second newbuild jackup from Keppel FELS in Singapore.

Offshore staff

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Asia Offshore Drilling has taken delivery of a second newbuild jackup from Keppel FELS in Singapore.

AOD II will now be mobilized to the Middle East to start a three-year drilling contract by end-June for Saudi Aramco offshore Saudi Arabia. There are options for a one-year extension.

Potential revenues for the initial three-year term are around $197 million, plus $34 million forupgrades and mobilization.

4/17/2013

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