Saipem wins Africa drilling charters

Addax Petroleum has extended the charter of Saipem’s semisubmersible Scarabeo 3 by six months, starting this April 2011, for a drilling program off Nigeria.

Offshore staff

MILAN, Italy-- Addax Petroleum has extended the charter of Saipem’s semisubmersibleScarabeo 3 by six months, starting this April 2011, for a drilling program off Nigeria.

Scarabeo 3 is a second generation semi capable of operating in water depths of up to 1,500 ft (457 m).
Offshore Angola, Total has contracted Saipem’s drilling jackup Perro Negro 6 for three months, again from April. This rig can work in water depths of up to 350 ft (107 m).

01/27/2011

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