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Transocean announces 11-well contract for GSF Development Driller I

Transocean has announced that the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible GSF Development Driller I was awarded an 11-well contract (approximately 955 days) commencing offshore Australia in the first half of 2019 with Chevron Australia. The estimated firm contract backlog, excluding integrated services, is approximately $158 million. Additionally, the contract includes four one-well options.

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Maersk Drilling secures two contract extensions in North Sea

The Maersk Resolute has been awarded a 56-day contract extension by Petrogas to continue its work in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, where it has drilled multiple wells since commencing operations in June 2017. During the campaign, the Maersk Resolute has drilled the shallowest horizontal gas well in the A&B area. The extension brings the contract with Petrogas to a total of 106 days. Additionally, the Maersk Resolve has been awarded a 21-day minimum contract extension by Wintershall Noordzee to continue its operation in a North Sea drilling campaign. This fourth contract extension covers work at the Ravn field in the Danish North Sea and brings the duration of the contract with Wintershall Noordzee to a total of 380 days ...

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