Eni contracts Songa Mercur for drilling campaign offshore China

Source: Songa Offshore

Songa Offshore is pleased to announce that a firm drilling contract has been agreed and signed with Eni China B.V. for their use of Songa Mercur semisubmersible drilling rig for the upcoming drilling campaign offshore China. 

The program consists of one firm well plus two optional wells. The firm part of the contract has an estimated duration of 44 days with aggregate revenue of approximately US $12 million plus a contractual demobilization to Singapore.

The contract with Eni China will commence in direct continuation of the rig's current commitment and subsequent demobilization from Gazflot (Sakhalin, Russia). 

The Songa Mercur is a semisub capable of drilling in waters up to 1,200 feet deep.

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