Northern Offshore Executes Letter of Intent for Energy Searcher Drillship

Northern Offshore, Ltd. announced that the company has executed a letter of intent with CAMAC International Limited, an affiliate of CAMAC Energy Inc., for the drillship Energy Searcher. The letter of intent, which is subject to customary conditions, provides for a subsidiary of Northern Offshore to work towards executing a definitive drilling contract on or before December 31, 2013.

Gary W. Casswell, Northern Offshore’s president and CEO, said “We are very pleased to work with CAMAC on their development and exploration program offshore Nigeria. This letter of intent allows Northern Offshore the opportunity to relocate the Energy Searcher into a new geographical jurisdiction with robust market potential for a new client. We look forward to a successful drilling program and building a longstanding relationship with CAMAC.”

The letter of intent commits to an initial contract period of one year, with an option to extend the contact for an additional one-year term. Commencement of drilling activities on the Oyo Field offshore Nigeria is expected during the first half of 2014. The contract value for the first one-year term is approximately US$100 million, excluding mobilization fees.

Press Release, December 09, 2013

 

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Sep 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

Subsea Expo 2018

The largest wholly-focused subsea event in Europe, Subsea Expo is organised by industry body Subsea UK…

read more >

8th Myanmar Oil, Gas & Power Summit

The Myanmar Oil and Gas Summit is the longest established Oil & Gas event in Myanmar. Every year the event is attended by government…

read more >

European Gas Conference 2018

The European Gas Conference celebrated its tenth anniversary amid an air of increasing optimism following considerably shifting markets in the last few years…

read more >

SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition

The theme for this conference is “Building on Today’s Efficiencies for Tomorrow’s Market.” This will be the basis for the technical agenda…

read more >