MHWirth supplying drilling package for Awilco rig

Keppel FELS has contracted Akastor subsidiary MHWirth to supply a drilling equipment package for a new mid-water harsh-environment semisubmersible drilling rig ordered by Awilco Drilling.

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KRISTIANSAND, NorwayKeppel FELS has contracted Akastor subsidiary MHWirth to supply a drilling equipment package for a new mid-water harsh-environment semisubmersible drilling rig ordered by Awilco Drilling.

This is the first of three options issued whenKeppel FELS and MHWirth signed a contract last April 2018 for a similar drilling equipment package.

The rig will be built in Singapore and is expected to be delivered in 1Q 2022. Value of the contract to MH Wirth, including mid-water riser equipment, is around $100 million.

04/11/2019

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