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Odfjell’s Deepsea Stavanger to drill offshore Tanzania in East Africa

Posted on 01 July 2010

The Deepsea Stavanger. Photo courtesy of Odfjell Drilling.

The Deepsea Stavanger. Photo courtesy of Odfjell Drilling.

Odfjell Drilling’s new ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Deepsea Stavanger has been contracted for the first deepwater drilling campaign to be conducted in Tanzania, East Africa. A subsidiary of Ophir Energy signed the dynamically positioned semi to drill on Blocks 1, 3 and 4 in Tanzania, which Ophir operates in partnership with BG Group.

The Deepsea Stavanger is scheduled to arrive in Tanzania by August 2010. Delivery of the rig from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea is expected during July. The contract duration provides for two firm wells to be drilled, with provisions for a third. The contract value is approximately US$50 million.

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Mohammed Tarimo Says:

    Hi
    Iam hereby looking a job as Derrickmeen/motorman
    Iam a Tanzania man of 29yrs old,I just completed my contract with Nabors Congo Brazzaville Offshore,Iam at home now in Tanzania Looking for the new Contract.
    cheers for now Tarimo
    TeL:+255754096690

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