Lamprell wins rigs contract in UAE

LamprellUAE-based Lamprell has received a contract worth about US$365mn from National Drilling Company (NDC ) for two jackup drilling rigs

The NDC also has the right to exercise options for three more jackup rigs of the same design, Lamprell said in a statement.

The newly-ordered rigs will be completely outfitted, LeTourneau-designed, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Units of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design with a rated drilling depth of 9144 metres.

The rigs will be constructed at Lamprell’s facility in Hamriyah, the UAE, with planned delivery dates in Q4 2016 and Q2 2017 respectively.

James Moffat, CEO of Lamprell, said, “With this latest contract win, Lamprell has been awarded a total of six firm jackup rigs in 2014.”

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