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Wednesday, Sep 4
Ensco takes delivery of drillship for offshore Angola
- Ensco (ESV -0.2%) takes delivery of the DS-7 ultra-deepwater drillship, which is contracted to Total (TOT) offshore Angola for three years at a dayrate in the mid-$610Ks.
- DS-7 is the third ESV rig contracted to TOT and will be the fourth working in West Africa; it is also the fifth of the company’s ultra-deepwater drillship series which has to date seen eight units ordered.