Seadrill secures contract for jackup West Freedom

Posted on 11 July 2013

Seadrill has secured a new contract for the West Freedom, an LT-Super 116E jackup, offshore Venezuela with Cardon IV Venezuela, an ENI SpA and REPSOL joint venture.  The contract is for a firm period of 30 months plus an option for a six-month extension at mutually agreed rates.

The potential revenue for the primary contract term is approximately US$222 million inclusive of an estimated $8.5 million of mobilization.

The West Freedom is currently operating in Qatar and will likely be available to commence its charter in late September 2013.

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