KCA Deutag lands drilling contract extension in North Sea

The Scott platform. Source: KCA Deutag

Drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag’s Offshore business unit has been awarded an extension to its existing contract with CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited for the Scott platform, which it operates in the UK North Sea.

The contract extension, which is for the provision of drilling operations and maintenance services, came into effect on March 1, 2019, KCA Deutag said on Wednesday.

It has an initial term of four years plus a two-year extension option, the company added.

Rune Lorentzen, President of Offshore said, “The UK North Sea continues to be an important area of activity for us and we are committed to working with our partners to ensure that we make the most of the substantial reserves we still have in the UK basin.

“We have been the drilling contractor on the Scott platform since 1992 and are delighted with the commitment to retain us once again.”


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