Transocean Ltd. announces contract for ultra-deepwater drillship ‘Petrobras 10000’

Source: press release, 1 August 2022

‘Petrobras 10000’, an ultra-deepwater dual-activity drillship
‘Petrobras 10000’, an ultra-deepwater dual-activity drillship (photo: Transocean Ltd.)

Transocean Ltd. has announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship, Petrobras 10000, received a 5.8-year contract for work offshore Brazil with a national oil company.

The contract adds an estimated USD 915 million in backlog and is expected to commence in October 2023 and end in August 2029.

The estimated firm backlog excludes income associated with the customer’s anticipated use of the company’s patented dual-activity technology on the Petrobras 10000.