SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy – Saipem has won contracts for offshore drilling with a total value of more than $200 million.
One involves drilling two firm plus two optional wells for Wintershall offshore Norway, using the harsh-environment semisubmersible Scarabeo 8.
The rig should start the program in 2Q 2020. This is Saipem’s first campaign for the German operator.
In the Middle East, the company has secured a four-year extension of a contract for its high-spec jackup Perro Negro 7, which came into force late last month.
The Perro Negro 7 can operate in water depths of up to 375 ft (114 m).