Diamond Offshore drillship booked for another African gig

Offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling has secured a new contract for one of its drillships in Africa, which is related to work offshore Guinea-Bissau. The rig is expected to start this job in direct continuation of its current contract with Woodside in Senegal. Diamond Offshore has entered into a one-well drilling contract with an independent, undisclosed operator to utilize the Ocean BlackRhino drillship for work offshore Guinea-Bissau. The new contract has a minimum duration of 30 days, representing $15.4 million of additional backlog, excluding mobilization. The work under the new contract is slated to begin in July 2024.

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