Vantage Drilling receives letter of award for Tungsten Explorer

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Vantage Drilling Co. has received a conditional letter of award for its newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Tungsten Explorer for work offshore West Africa.

The award is for a period of up to four years commencing in mid-2014. The estimated revenue over the firm two-year period of the contract is approximately $468 million, including mobilization.

Tungsten Explorer is scheduled for delivery in May 2013.

1/22/2013

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