Oilex contracts Songa Mercur for Timor Sea drilling campaign

Oilex has awarded Songa Offshore Drilling a contract for the semisubmersible drilling rig Songa Mercur.

Offshore staff

PERTH, Australia -- Oilex has awarded Songa Offshore Drilling a contract for the semisubmersible drilling rig Songa Mercur. The rig will drill two wells (with the option of one additional well) in the JPDA 06-103 contract area in the Timor Sea.

The rig is scheduled to mobilize in November, after release from its current contract with Woodside Energy.

09/25/2009

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