March 11, 2019

Awilco Drilling has announced the appointment of Jens Berge as company CEO. Mr Berge will succeed Jon Oliver Bryce in the position by early June 2019.

Awilco also declared its option with the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore for the building of one new CS60 ECO MW semi-submersible drilling rig. Designed for use in harsh environments, the rig will be equipped and certified for drilling on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including in the Barents Sea, in water depths up to 5,000 ft (1,500 metres). Total costs for delivery of the newbuild are approximately $425 million, with delivery planned for March 2022. Read more…