Safe Zephyrus chartered by BP for summer 2019

Photo: Heath
Photo: Heath

BP Exploration Operating Company has chartered the offshore accommodation rig Safe Zephyrus to provide gangway connected operations supporting the completion of some post first oil scopes in summer months when the weather is favourable at the Clair Ridge platform West of Shetland in the UK sector of the North Sea.

The firm duration of the contract commencing in mid-May 2019 is five months with a one-month option and directly follows the completion of the Johan Sverdrup contract.

The contract will be performed using dynamic positioning to ensure flexibility and high bed capacity throughout operations.

Total value of the contract excluding the option periods is approximately US$19 million.

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