KCA Deutag wins long-term Caspian drilling assignments

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK -- BP has awarded KCA Deutag two contracts in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

The value could reach $1 billion if all options are exercised.

KCA’s offshore division will provide operations and maintenance of seven platforms operated by BP under product sharing agreements, namely the East, West, and Central Azeri; Deepwater Gunashli; West Chirag; Chirag; and Shah Deniz installations.

This contract runs for three years with two three-year options.

RDS, KCA’s engineering and design specialist, will provide engineering support services on all drilling packages for all BP-operated projects offshore Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey.

The contract runs to the end of September 2017, with two one-year options.



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