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Pacific Bora drillship to drill for Chevron offshore Nigeria

Posted on 25 January 2011

The Pacific Bora drillship has been contracted to a Chevron subsidiary for an initial three years on the Agbami Field offshore Nigeria.

The Pacific Bora drillship has been contracted to a Chevron subsidiary for an initial three years on the Agbami Field offshore Nigeria.

Pacific Drilling’s Pacific Bora drillship will go to work on the Agbami Field in Nigeria for Chevron’s subsidiary Star Deep Water Petroleum. The contract, which includes an initial three-year term, specifies that the rig will mobilize to Nigeria in late February on completion of enhancements to facilitate completion activities.

Pacific Drilling also has a contract with a Chevron subsidiary for the Pacific Santa Ana drillship, which will be used for an application of dual gradient drilling.

Pacific Drilling has two further ultra-deepwater drillships, Pacific Scirocco and Pacific Mistral, under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries. Both are on target for on-time delivery in March 2011 and May 2011.

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