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

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.

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  1. 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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