Seadrill Partners +2.5% on well contract with BP Canada

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

Seadrill Partners (SDLP +2.4%) is higher on news it has secured a one well contract with (BP +0.4%) for the West Aquarius rig in eastern Canada, which it expects to begin in Q2 2018.

SDLP expects the backlog for the contract, estimated to be a maximum of 120 days, at ~$31M.

Also, SDRL +1.9%.