Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report
Since the prior Fleet Status Report, the company has added approximately
The ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Development Driller III was awarded a 180-day contract offshore
This report also includes the following new contracts:
- Deepwater Asgard – Customer exercised a one-well option;
- GSF Development Driller I – Awarded an 11-well contract plus four one-well options offshore
- Deepwater Nautilus – Customer exercised two one-well options offshore
- Transocean Spitsbergen – Awarded a three-well contract plus six one-well options offshore
Norway. In addition, customer exercised two one-well options;
- Transocean Barents – Awarded a six-month contract extension plus an option offshore
- Transocean Leader – Awarded a one-well contract in the
U.K. North Sea;
- Transocean Arctic – Customer exercised a one-well option offshore
Norway; and Transocean712 – Awarded a 13-well contract plus a one-well option in the U.K. North Sea.
As previously announced, the company has retired, in an environmentally responsible manner, the following four floaters: Deepwater Discovery, Deepwater Frontier, Deepwater Millennium and Songa Trym.
The report can be accessed on the company’s website: www.deepwater.com.
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