Oil & Gas

Seadrill pens £170m rig contract extension with Saudi Aramco

A London-headquartered offshore drilling contractor has agreed to rent out two of its rigs to a customer in the Middle East for another three years in a deal worth $225million (£170million). Saudi Aramco has been leasing Seadrill’s AOD I and AOD II jack-up rigs since 2013. In line with the new agreement, Saudi Aramco will keep hold of the platforms until summer 2019.

Oil & Gas

McDermott International wins wellhead jacket contract

McDermott International has been awarded a brownfield project by Qatar Petroleum for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of four wellhead jackets. The company said the installation of two jackets in the Bul0Hanine field offshore Doha has been scheduled to be completed by December next year.


Statoil awards service contracts in Norway

Statoil has awarded a number of service contracts for seven of its bases in Norway worth an estimated NOK 5 billion. The company said contracts have been given to NorSea Group AS, Saga Fjordbase AS and Asco Norge AS. The agreements include terminal and warehouse services as well as storage and pipeline handling.