Sapura Energy signs US$184mn drilling contract

7423982576 3ce7ca1197 zThe contract involved drilling works in the Angolan waters for a period of two years with extension options. (Image source: marianne muegenburg/Flickr)Sapura Energy Berhad has announced that it has secured a US$184.6mn contract for drilling and engineering and construction businesses in Angola over the next two years

The Malaysian oil and gas services company said the contract in Angola was awarded by Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, for the provision of its semi-submersible tender assisted drilling rig, Sapura Jaya.

The contract involved drilling works in the Angolan waters for a period of two years with extension options.

The project entailed using a first of its kind technical solution to improve efficiency for the drilling campaign, the company added.

The company also stated that in addition to the drilling works contract in Angola, it has also accepted an extension of its contract with Sarawak Shell Bhd and Sabah Shell Petroleum Co Ltd for the provision of Sapura Esperanza, a semi-submersible tender assisted drilling rig.

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