African Petroleum contracts rig for deepwater drilling offshore Liberia

Offshore staff

LEEDERVILLE, Australia – African Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NSX:AOQ) has contracted Ocean Rig UDW to drill two wells offshore Liberia blocks 8 and 9 with the deepwater semisubmersible Eirik Raude rig.

The program is expected to begin before year-end 2012 and has an option for a third well.



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