Letter of Award for Jack-ups ENERGY ENTICER and ENERGY EDGE

May 09, 2019
Press Release /

Northern Offshore announces firm Letter of Awards for two (2) long-term contracts for its premium, heavy-duty jack-up drilling units from Qatar Petroleum. The Energy Enticer and Energy Edge are of the Gusto MSC CJ-50 design and are currently under construction at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard in China. Each of these drilling units have been awarded four (4) year firm contracts (plus options). The drilling units are expected to commence work in Qatar in April 2020 and June 2020, respectively.

Chairman and CEO Dr. Yuanhui Sun stated, “We are very pleased to have made an entry into the Middle East region with significant long term contracts for the Energy Enticer and Energy Edge to work in the North Field offshore of Qatar with a top-tier and well-respected company like Qatar Petroleum. Our onsite project construction team will continue to work closely with the shipyard to ensure the units are delivered “fit for purpose” as required by these new contracts. I am also confident our very experienced operational management and crews will be focused on delivering successful start-ups and providing our client with safe operational excellence going forward."

For further information, please contact Clay Coan at +1 (281) 649-2600 or via e-mail at clay.coan@nofltd.com.

About Northern Offshore

Northern Offshore is a global offshore drilling company which operates an offshore unit and a production vessel in the North Sea. Northern Offshore has historically operated in various markets around the world including West Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The company’s fleet consists of one floating production facility and six (6) high specification jack-up rigs. More information on Northern Offshore is available on the company's website at http://www.northernoffshore.com