TOTALENERGIES EXTENDS CONTRACT FOR DEEPSEA MIRA IN WEST AFRICA

December 27, 2023

Northern Ocean announced that a subsidiary of TotalEnergies exercised the first option under the Deepsea Mira contract for work in West Africa. The firm term of this contract has been extended 180 days into the fourth quarter of 2024 and provides between $68 million and $75 million of additional revenue backlog, excluding bonuses, reimbursables, or other undeclared options.
Deepsea Mira kicked off its drilling contract with TotalEnergies in Namibia in June 2023.
Deepsea Mira is a 6th generation world class dynamically positioned/anchor moored semi-submersible drilling and service Unit. The design is based on Moss Maritime CS60E and the unit is designed to operate in both benign and harsh environment. It is equipped with a full conventional mooring spread for operations in water depths of 70 to 500 metres.
The drilling rig is owned by Northern Ocean and managed by the Norwegian drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling.
(Source: Northern Ocean/Odfjell Drilling – Image: Seadrill)