Sonangol secures KCA jackup for campaign offshore Angola

KCA Deutag has won a two-year, $170-million contract from Sonangol for use of the jackup Ben Rinnes offshore Angola.

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – KCA Deutag has won a two-year, $170-million contract from Sonangol for use of the jackup Ben Rinnes offshore Angola.

Under the agreement, which carries a two-year extension option, KCA Deutag’s offshore division will providedrilling and completion services in various Angolan offshore locations, employing around 100 personnel, most of which will be Angolan nationals.

Ben Rinnes is one of two jackups in the company’s rig fleet. It has been operating off Gabon since January 2013, where it completed a multi-well program.

Elsewhere in Angola, the company manages three platform drilling rigs.

07/16/2014

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