Borr Drilling awarded jack-up contract by Total E&P; Nigeria
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
Borr Drilling Limited (“borr”), in conjunction with the nigerian partner company valiant energy services west africa limited (“valiant”), has received a letter of commitment from total e&p nigeria limited, for employment of its premium jack-up, frigg. The project will be executed with nigerian partner.

The commitment is for a firm one (1) year period with possible extension, commencing in the third quarter of 2017.

The frigg is a kfels super a class high-specification jack-up, which entered into service in 2013. The unit, capable of operating in water depths up to 400ft and drilling to depths of 35,000ft, is one of two premium jack-ups acquired by borr in january this year.

Rune magnus lundetræ, borr ceo commented, “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.

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