Two Diamond ultra-deepwater drillships to work for Woodside off Senegal

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. has issued an update on its drilling rig fleet.

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HOUSTONDiamond Offshore Drilling Inc. has issued an update on its drilling rig fleet.

Offshore Senegal, Woodside has awarded the ultra-deepwater drillships Ocean BlackHawk and Ocean BlackRhino well based contracts plus options. The Ocean BlackHawk’s estimated contract duration is 1Q 2022 to 1Q 2023. The Ocean BlackRhino’s estimated contract duration is 4Q 2020 to 4Q 2023.

TheOcean BlackHawkis currently under contract to Anadarko in the US Gulf of Mexico. This contract is estimated to end in mid-April 2021.

TheOcean BlackRhino is under contract to Hess in the US Gulf of Mexico. This three-year contract term is estimated to end in late May 2020.

Offshore Australia, BP has awarded the semisubmersibleOcean Apex a one-well contract. The estimated contract duration is early October 2020 to late December 2020.

In the UK North Sea, an undisclosed operator has awarded the semisubOcean GreatWhite a well based contract, which is expected to run from late July 2019 to mid-October 2019.

04/29/2019

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