Fossil Energy – Drilling
Vantage Drilling has received Letters of Award for new jobs in West Africa and Asia with its jack-ups Topaz Driller and Soehanah.
The 375-ft Topaz Driller is currently working for Petrobel offshore Egypt under a bareboat charter to ADES. Vantage said that this would continue through the second quarter of 2023, after which the unit will move onto a previously announced one-well contract with Eni offshore Morocco.
Topaz Driler has now received a conditional letter of award for work in West Africa with a currently undisclosed client, to begin directly following the Morocco work. This would keep Topaz Driller working into the first quarter of 2024.
The 375-ft Soehanah is currently working for Medco Energy offshore Indonesia on a contract scheduled to conclude in the third quarter of 2023, subject to well-in-progress provisions. Soehanah has received an unconditional letter of award for a new two-year contract with a currently undisclosed operator, to begin in direct continuation of the current contract.