Pride names new drillships

Pride International has named four new ultra deepwater drillships that it has under construction.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Pride International has named four new ultra deepwater drillships that it has under construction.

The drillships and anticipated delivery are as follows:

Deep Ocean Ascension (formerly PS1) – 1Q 2010
Deep Ocean Clarion (formerly PS2) – 3Q 2010
Deep Ocean Mendocino (formerly PS3) – 1Q 2011
Deep Ocean Molokai (formerly PS4) – 4Q 2011

Pride reports that BP has contracted Deep Ocean Ascension and Deep Ocean Clarion. Petrobras has contracted Deep Ocean Mendocino.

06/29/2009

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