Tokyo-based offshore driller Japan Drilling Company (JDC) has been awarded a three-year firm contract by North Oil Company for its 2008-built jackup rig Hakuryu-10 operating in Qatar at the Al-Shaheen oil field.
The contract, secured through its subsidiary, Japan Drilling Netherlands, includes two one-year options and is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2022.
The rig is currently working for North Oil Company on a one-year extension contract that began in February of this year.
Financial details of the new contract have not been disclosed. JDC operates five jackups, one semisub and one drillship.