AKER BP CONTRACTS DEEPSEA STAVANGER
Aker BP ASA has awarded an agreement to Odfjell Drilling for the lease of the semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger for a period of approximately 9 months, with commencement in February 2018. The contract is for exploration and development drilling at various locations in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. The contract value is estimated up to USD 68 million.
Deepsea Stavanger is a GVA 7500 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible built by Daewoo at Okpo in South Korea with delivery in 2010. (Source: Aker BP)