Keppel FELs to upgrade third Brazil-based Noble drillship

Noble Corp. has awarded Keppel FELS Brasil a $152-million contract to upgrade and repair a third Brazil-based drillship.

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SINGAPORE -- Noble Corp. has awarded Keppel FELS Brasil a $152-million contract to upgrade and repair a third Brazil-based drillship.

The scope of work covers the fabrication, repair, and replacement of components, including the stern section, accommodation blocks, sponsons, and heliport. The company will work on the three drillships sequentially. The first drillship will arrive at BrasFELS in early 2011. Operations are scheduled for completion during the second half of 2013.

12/22/2009

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