‘Ralph Coffman’ contract with CGX Resources

Source: press release, 18 December 2018

The ‘Ralph Coffman’, a 240-C Class harsh environment jack-up rig
The ‘Ralph Coffman’, a 240-C Class harsh environment jack-up rig (photo: Rowan Companies)

Rowan Companies plc has announced that the Ralph Coffman, a 240-C Class harsh environment jack-up rig, has been awarded a one-well contract from CGX Resources in Guyana for an estimated duration of 60 days. The contract is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2019.

The Ralph Coffman is currently under contract with GulfSlope Energy in the US Gulf of Mexico through its current well, which is estimated to conclude mid-January 2019.

Rowan is a global provider of contract drilling services with a fleet of 25 mobile offshore drilling units, composed of 21 self-elevating jack-up rigs and four ultra-deepwater drillships. The Company’s fleet operates worldwide, including the United States Gulf of Mexico, the United Kingdom and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East, the Mediterranean Sea, and Trinidad.