Recently established offshore drilling company Borr Drilling has been given a letter of commitment from Total E&P Nigeria for work in the country.
The commitment covers the use of its Frigg jack-up rig, and the project will be executed with the Nigerian partner.
Borr’s chief executive Rune Magnus Lundetrae said: “We are proud to have secured our first commitment with a supermajor.
“We have during our first 180 days of operation recruited a highly competent organisation, built a solid management system and world class operational systems and procedures.
“We are pleased that these efforts are now recognised by Total E&P Nigeria and we are looking forward to establishing our presence as the leading operator of high specification jack-ups in the years to come.”
The letter covers a one year period, with a possible extension, starting in the third quarter of this year.
The Frigg entered in to service in 2013 and is capable of operating in water depths of up to 400 feet, and drilling depths of up to 35,000 feet.