Anadarko contracts two new Diamond drillships

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has contracted with Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. to use Diamond’s two newbuild drillships once construction is completed.

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HOUSTON– Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has contracted with Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. to use Diamond’s two newbuild drillships once construction is completed. The $1.8-billion contract covers each rig for five years.

The Ocean BlackHawk is scheduled to begin in late 2013 and the Ocean BlackHornet in early 2014. The dynamically positioned ultra-deepwater drillships are scheduled to start construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. soon.

05/17/2011

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