Transocean Ltd. Announces Contract for Harsh Environment Semi-Submersible Transocean Norge
The contract provides that the Transocean Norge will drill eleven wells for Wintershall Dea Norge and six wells for OMV Norge. A portion of this work is subject to operator and government approvals. Assuming that all approvals are received, the full contract period is 1,071 days at an average dayrate of
The current firm term is currently 208 days, which contributes approximately
Transocean owns a 33.0% interest in the Transocean Norge through a joint venture with Hayfin Capital Management LLP (“Hayfin”). Certain affiliates of
Transocean is a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. The company specializes in technically demanding sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services, and believes that it operates the highest specification floating offshore drilling fleet in the world.
Transocean owns or has partial ownership interests in, and operates a fleet of 37 mobile offshore drilling units, consisting of 27 ultra-deepwater floaters and 10 harsh environment floaters. In addition, Transocean is constructing two ultra-deepwater drillships.
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