Noble Energy (NBL) signs a 36-month contract with Atwood Oceanics (ATW) for a new build...

|About: Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)|By:, SA News Editor

Noble Energy (NBL) signs a 36-month contract with Atwood Oceanics (ATW) for a new build drillship to support its global deepwater exploration and development. Delivery is anticipated in Q4 2013, when the rate of $584K/day will be initiated, putting the total contract backlog for ATW at ~$640M.