Atwood Oceanics wins contract for the Atwood Achie

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. has announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary of Kosmos Energy Ltd. for an exploration program.
The Atwood Achiever is a 12,000-foot water-depth-capable, dynamically positioned drillship currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.
The Atwood Achiever is scheduled to be delivered from the DSME shipyard in June 2014, after which it will mobilize for a period of approximately 65 days to its first location in Morocco.
“We are very pleased to have contracted the Atwood Achiever, our second ultra-deepwater
drillship, with Kosmos Energy,” said Atwood’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Rob Saltiel. “Our companies have always worked well together, and the Achiever will provide an excellent platform for delivering safe and reliable drilling services for Kosmos’ exploration program.”
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