Seadrill Partners Appoints New Board Member
Seadrill Partners LLC, a limited liability company recently formed by Seadrill Limited to own, operate and acquire offshore drilling rigs, announced yesterday that Tony Curry has been appointed to its board of directors. Curry will also serve on the conflicts committee of Seadrill Partners.
Simultaneously, Bert Bekker (Director of Seadrill Partners LLC) will step down from the conflicts committee as a consequence of his appointment to the Seadrill Limited Board.
Curry retired from Shell in May 2009 having spent 40 years in Shell Shipping. For the last 12 years Curry was the Time Charter & Sale and Purchase Manager. Prior to this Curry spent seven years in Shell Western Services, Nassau, Bahamas as the Oil Freight Manager. Curry was a Director of Frontline Ltd from October 2009 to April 2013.
Seadrill Partners LLC owns and operates offshore drilling rigs under long-term contracts. The current fleet consists of two ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rigs, one drillship and one semi-tender rig, all under long-term contracts with major oil companies.
Press Release, April 30, 2013