Rigs on track for delivery from Keppel AmFels in Texas
27 March 2013 11:59 GMT
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The unit, capable of drilling in up to 6000 feet of water, will kick off the job in January at a day rate of $390,000. The contract extends through May with one option.
The rig has been working for Apache in the US Gulf of Mexico since February at a day rate of $490,000.
The UK's BG supplies about one-third of natural gas used by Trinidad and Tobago and has a range of exploration and development projects there.
Diamond also said another newbuild, the Ocean BlackRhino, had picked up the backlog of the Ocean Confidence, kicking off a 265-day contract for Murphy at an unspecified location.
The deal will run from the first quarter to fourth quarter 2015 at a dayrate of $550,000.
Diamond also tacked on a one-well extension for the semi-submersible Ocean Princess for EnQuest in the UK North Sea.
The 1975-built unit, which can work in up to 1500 feet of water, will be under the contract from mid September to mid November at a day rate of $230,000.
Diamond also said it had sold off the Ocean Spartan jack-up.
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