Vantage gets Southeast Asia drilling program

Vantage Drilling Co. has signed a $77.9-million contract to drill two wells in Southeast Asia, with an option for a third, for Total E&P Malaysia and Petronas.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Vantage Drilling Co. has signed a $77.9-million contract to drill two wells in Southeast Asia, with an option for a third, for Total E&P Malaysia and Petronas. Drilling is scheduled to begin 3Q 2011.

The rig assigned to the project will be based on best suited availability, says Vantage, and will get project-specific upgrades prior to start of drilling.

“The Vantage team is well-positioned to carry out challenging high-pressure/high-temperature well projects, such as this project for Total E&P Malaysia and Petronas, with our fleet of modern, high-specification rigs,” says Paul Bragg, president and CEO of Vantage Drilling.

12/15/2010

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