Floater contract award for Valaris

Source: press release, 26 October 2021

The ‘ Valaris DS-9 drillship
The ‘ Valaris DS-9’ drillship (photo:Valaris Limited)

Valaris Limited has announced that it has been awarded a 2-year contract with Esso Exploration Angola, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, offshore Angola for drillship VALARIS DS-9.

The rig is currently preservation stacked in the Canary Islands, where it will be reactivated and then mobilised to Angola ahead of the anticipated contract commencement in June 2022.