JX Nippon Exploration and Production (U.K.) Limited has awarded Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger a contract for drilling one exploration well located West of Shetland on the UK Continental Shelf.
'The contract with JX Nippon secures interim utilisation of Deepsea Stavanger before start-up of the Wintershall drilling contract in 2017. We have a fleet of high performing rigs with a strong track record that gives us confidence in our market position even if the competition is tougher than ever. We look forward to demonstrating our capabilities for JX Nippon and its partners in the UK.' says Mr Simen Lieungh, CEO of Odfjell Drilling.