Hitt og þetta 13. september 2006

SeaDrill Ltd receives new rig contracts from Chevron

Nordic Business Report-September 13, 2006-SeaDrill Ltd receives new rig contracts from Chevron
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The Norwegian drilling rigs operator SeaDrill Ltd said on Wednesday (13 September) that it has received a five-year contract extension for its self-erecting tender rig T4 from Chevron.

The USD156m contract covers production drilling offshore Thailand.

Chevron has also awarded SeaDrill a five-year contract for the rig T11, currently under construction in Malaysia. The latter contract is valued at USD203m.

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