Transocean Ltd. issued a comprehensive Fleet Status Report which provides the current status of and contract information for the company's entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs. The total value of new contracts since the last report is approximately $28 million.
The report includes the following:
•GSF Constellation I - Awarded a one well contract offshore UAE at a dayrate of $104,000 ($28 million estimated backlog).
•The company mutually agreed with its customer and the shipyard to delay the operating and delivery contracts of the two newbuild ultra-deepwater drillships - the Deepwater Pontus and the Deepwater Poseidon - by 12 months each.
•The GSF Rig 135 is classified as held for sale; the rig will be recycled in an environmentally