Songa Offshore to sell Songa Saturn drillship to PetroSaudi for $260MM

Source: Songa Offshore

Songa Offshore SE has entered into an agreement to sell the drillship Songa Saturn to a wholly owned subsidiary of PetroSaudi Oil Services Ltd. for net sales proceed of US $260 million.

As advised by the Company on September 9, 2010, in order for the agreement to get effective, certain conditions have to be met. Songa has been advised by PetroSaudi that these conditions are close to being met.

Songa Saturn is a drillship of Global Marine Glomar 40 design with water depth capacity up to 3800 feet built in 1983 by Far East Levingston Shipbuilding.

PetroSaudi has paid a customary deposit to Songa, further paid for the class renewal recently undertaken, and has entered into an agreement that covers a fully paid relocation of Songa Saturn from the current location in Malta to Port of Spain, Trinidad. The agreement does also include a return voyage plus compensation if said business opportunity fails to materialize.

The transaction is expected to complete before mid-October 2010.



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs