Keppel FELS Brasil to upgrade, repair Noble drillships

Noble has awarded Keppel FELS Brasil contracts totaling $304 million to upgrade and repair the drillships Noble Leo Segerius and Noble Roger Eason.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Noble has awarded Keppel FELS Brasil contracts totaling $304 million to upgrade and repair the drillships Noble Leo Segerius andNoble Roger Eason. The contracts cover the fabrication, repair, and replacement of components, including the stern section, accommodation blocks, sponsons, and heliport.

The first rig is scheduled to arrive at Keppel’s BrasFELS yard in Angra dos Reis, Brazil in early 2011. Once completed, the rigs will be deployed for Petrobras offshore Brazil.

Deliveries are scheduled between 4Q 2011 and the first half of 2012, respectively.

11/23/2009

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