Murphy Oil selects Noble Bob Douglas for Gulf of Mexico work

Murphy Oil has selected the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Bob Douglas for work in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

EL DORADO, Arkansas – Murphy Oil has selected Noble Corp.’s ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Bob Douglas for work in the Gulf of Mexico.

Under the deal, the drillship will operate in the US Gulf of Mexico in a time period covering early to late July.

The drillship had been cold stacked since its previous contract, when Apache canceled its contract offshore Suriname.

After Murphy’s July contract, UK-based Irish firm Tullow Oil will then take the drillship for work offshore Suriname again.

06/17/2017

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