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Rowan jackup gets 2-year commitment in Gulf of Mexico

Posted on 20 October 2008

Danny McNease, Rowan chairman and chief executive officer, commented, “On the heels of the record jackup dayrate recently awarded to our first 240C-class rig, the Rowan Mississippi, the historically well-to-well Gulf of Mexico market has provided Rowan with a second two-year commitment in a matter of weeks. We believe that this market will continue to recognize and reward contractors with premium equipment and experienced drilling personnel, and we look forward to additional opportunities.”

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