Transocean Ltd. has issued a comprehensive Fleet Status Report which provides the current status and contract information for the company's entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs. The total value of new contracts since the December 18, 2014 Fleet Update Summary is approximately $24 million.
The report includes the following:
Transocean Searcher - Awarded a one well contract in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea at a dayrate of $340,000 ($14 million estimated backlog). The rig's prior dayrate was $368,000.
M.G. Hulme, Jr. - Awarded a one well contract offshore Malaysia at a dayrate of $174,000 ($10 million estimated backlog). The rig's previously announced contract dayrate was $200,000.
The Discoverer Spirit, Deepwater Frontier, and Sedco 707, are idle.
Estimated 2014 planned out-of-service time decreased by a net 66 days. Estimated 2015 planned out-of-service time decreased by a net 30 days.