Petrobras 10000 gains extension offshore Brazil
Petrobras has awarded the Transocean ultra-deepwater drillship Petrobras 10000 a 790-day contract extension.
STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland – Petrobras has awarded the Transocean ultra-deepwater drillship Petrobras 10000 a 790-day contract extension offshore Brazil.
The contract is extended through October 2021 and includes a blend and extend modification to the previous contract day rate, effective September 2018. The additional net contract backlog is about $185 million, including cost escalations.
Additionally, Transocean will receive a 5% royalty per day, totaling approximately $16 million, estimated to be from October 2018 to October 2021 associated with the use in Brazil of the company’s patented dual-activity technology on thePetrobras 10000.