Northern Offshore, Ltd. reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Ltd, was awarded a contract with Wintershall Noordzee B.V. (Wintershall), for the jackup Energy Endeavour. The contract will be performed in the Dutch Sector of the North Sea commencing on/or about October 1, 2013 with completion well in progress on May 1, 2014. The contract provides for extension options and an initial operating day rate of US$160,000 per day.
Gary W. Casswell, Northern Offshore's president and CEO, said "We are delighted that Wintershall has selected Northern Offshore for this program and are pleased to broaden our customer base in the North Sea with this new client. We look forward to working with Wintershall and achieving a safe and successful drilling program."