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“Delba III” Departs for Brazil

Frigstad Offshore has successfully completed the assignment as project manager for delivery of the "Delba III" ultra deepwater drilling unit

Frigstad Offshore has successfully completed the assignment as project manager for the construction and commissioning of the "Delba III" ultra deepwater drilling unit. The unit was delivered by the builder to Delba Drilling International Coöperatie U.A in Abu Dhabi on 30 September 2011 and is now on its way to Brazil to commence drilling operations.

"Delba III" is a unit of the Gusto MSC TDS 2500 design and has been awarded a 7 year charter and drilling services contract by Petrobras. The rig has been constructed under a turn key contract with SBM Offshore at the Gulf Piping Co LLC yard in Abu Dhabi. Frigstad Offshore was appointed as project manager to oversee the construction, commissioning and delivery of the unit on behalf of the owner on 4 November 2010.