Eni Portugal lets contract for Saipem drillship

Eni Portugal BV let a contract to Saipem SPA for the Saipem 12000 ultradeepwater drillship, which will operate offshore Portugal starting in this year’s third quarter.

Saipem 12000 is capable of operating in more than 3,000 m of water. Samsung Heavy Industries built the vessel in 2010. Previously, Total SA terminated its lease of the drillship in Angola.

In addition, Saipem received a contract extension with Eni Norge for the Scarabeo 8, a semisubmersible drilling rig designed to operate in up to 3,000 m of water.

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