Noble Denton secures Thunder Hawk warranty

SBM Atlantia has awarded Noble Denton Marine Services Inc. (NDMSI), part of Noble Denton Group Ltd., the marine warranty for the semisubmersible Thunder Hawk.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON --SBM Atlantia has awarded Noble Denton Marine Services Inc. (NDMSI), part of Noble Denton Group Ltd., the marine warranty for the semisubmersible Thunder Hawk.

Denton's workscope includes the review and attendance for the hull and deck load-out, transport, offload, deck integration lift, tow to site, and installation.

The Thunder Hawk design is based on Atlantia's deep draught semi. It will have capacity to produce up to 60,000 b/d of oil and 70 MMcf/d of gas.

The SBM Atlantia-owned semi will be installed on the Murphy-operated Thunder Hawk field by Aker Marine Contractors in 4Q 2008. The installation campaign is scheduled to start in mid-May 2008, with the setting of mooring piles in 1,800 m (5,905 ft) water depth.

8/24/2007

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