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Latest Generation Drill Ship From Stena - IceMAX
A big addition to the Stena fleet                              

Stena Drilling has been awarded a 5 year worldwide drilling contract by Shell for the new build Stena IceMAX.  

ICEMAXThe drilling contract which is on market dayrates will commence in March when the vessel is delivered from the yard in South Korea. The first assignment for the vessel will be in French Guyana. Stena IceMAX will be the world’s first dynamically positioned, dual mast ice-class +1A1 drillship, allowing for safe and efficient operations in Arctic conditions. Stena IceMAX is currently under construction by Samsung Heavy Industries at their Geoje Shipyard in South Korea and is the fourth vessel in the Stena DrillMAX fleet.


 

The Latest Semi Subs Are Called Sixth Generation
Ultra Deepwater 6th Generation Semi Submersible Drilling Rig Owned By Saipem - Scarabeo 9

scarabeo 9

 

 

Latest 0il News For Wednesday 16 May 2012

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DOI: Millions of Offshore, Onshore Lands Leased for O&G Activity Idle

Fifth Tanzanian Gas Discovery for BG Group

Statoil Lines Up Semisub Offshore Newfoundland

Excelerate Progresses with First U.S. Floating Liquefaction Facility

Seadrill Expects Stronger Second Quarter after Robust 1Q 2012

    

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