Ensco semisub to drill for Apache in the Gulf of Mexico

Ensco plc has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.

ENSCO 8503 semisubmersible drilling rig
ENSCO 8503 semisubmersible drilling rig

Offshore staff

LONDONEnsco plc has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.

In the US Gulf of Mexico, Apache has awarded the semisubmersibleENSCO 8503 a four-well contract. The estimated duration is June to August 2019.

Offshore Australia, Woodside has awarded the semisubENSCO DPS-1 a two-well contract, which is expected to begin in February 2020. The contract includes a seven-well option that if exercised would keep the rig under contract into 2021.

In addition,Jadestone Energy has awarded the jackup ENSCO 107a one-well contract offshore Australia. Estimated duration is March to April 2019. The contract includes a one-well option.

In the North Sea, ONE has awarded the jackupENSCO 121 a three-well contract, which is expected to begin this April. The contract includes three one-well options.

In the UK North Sea, Repsol-Sinopec has awarded the jackupENSCO 100 a five-well contract, which is expected to start in June.

Offshore Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco has extended the contract for the jackupENSCO 96 by six months to August 2019.

Offshore Egypt, the drillshipENSCO DS-7 is expected to work for six months beginning in 2Q 2019.

02/21/2019

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