TotalEnergies lets multi-country drilling contract

Dec. 14, 2022
TotalEnergies SE has let a multi-country drilling contract to Odfjell Drilling Ltd. for the Deepsea Mira semi-submersible drilling and service unit for work outside the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

TotalEnergies SE has let a multi-country drilling contract to Odfjell Drilling Ltd. for the Deepsea Mira semi-submersible drilling and service unit for work outside the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Initially commencing in Namibia, the contract is expected to begin mid-second-quarter 2023 and has an estimated firm duration of 300 days plus two options of 180 days and 90 days, respectively.

Deepsea Mira is designed for operations in both benign and harsh environments and at water depths of up to 3,000 m.

In December 2021 Odfjell Drilling agreed with Northern Ocean Ltd. to provide marketing and management services for the Mira and has begun reactivation activities and mobilization preparation in anticipation of a contract being signed.