Aug. 22, 2014, 8:07 AM
- Rosneft (OTC:RNFTF) will take a 30% stake in North Atlantic Drilling (NYSE:NADL) at $9.25 a share in exchange for 150 of its drilling rigs, building on a preliminary agreement discussed in May.
- The deal represents a deepening of the already strong relationship between Rosneft and Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL), which owns 70% of North Atlantic Drilling.
- Last month, Rosneft agreed to lease six offshore drilling rigs from North Atlantic Drilling by 2022, in a contract worth $4.25B.
- Previously: Rosneft to acquire shares in North Atlantic Drilling
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