Murphy contracts Transocean ultra-deepwater drillship

Transocean Ltd. has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.

Apr 17th, 2019

Offshore staff

STEINHAUSEN, SwitzerlandTransocean Ltd. has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.

In theUS Gulf of Mexico, Murphy Oil Corp. has awarded the ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Asgard a two-well contract. The contract is expected to last from May to August 2019.

Offshore Malaysia, Shell has awarded the ultra-deepwater semisubmersibleDeepwater Nautilus a six-well contract. It is expected to start in May 2019 and end in January 2020.

Offshore Brazil,Petrobras has awarded the ultra-deepwater drillship Ocean Rig Mykonos a 550-day contract plus an option period of 815 days. The estimated contract duration is November 2019 to May 2021.

Petrobras also awarded the ultra-deepwater drillshipOcean Rig Corcovado a 629-day contract plus an option period of 680 days. The estimated contract duration is November 2019 to May 2021.

In the UK North Sea, Premier Oil has awarded the harsh-environment semisubTransocean Leader a one-well contract. The estimated contract duration is March 2020 to June 2020.

In the Norwegian North Sea, Lundin Petroleum has exercised a one-well option for the harsh-environment semisubLeiv Eriksson.

Offshore Equatorial Guinea, ExxonMobil has exercised a six-month option for the ultra-deepwater semiDevelopment Driller III.

Offshore Angola, Eni has exercised two one-well options for the ultra-deepwater drillshipOcean Rig Poseidon.

04/17/2019

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