Deepsea Atlantic has been drilling for Statoil in The North Sea since 2010. In addition to the one-year option now being exercised, the contract includes another two-year option.
Deepsea Atlantic is a sixth generation ultra deepwater and harsh environment semisubmersible of enhanced GVA 7500 design equipped with a dual derrick.
The rig is currently drilling production wells at the Gullfaks field.
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