Transocean Ltd. has recently announced that the Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1, a drillship operating offshore India, has been granted a binding Notification of Award by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. The 21-month program is anticipated to initiate in the first quarter of 2024. This endeavor is projected to contribute significantly, adding approximately $222 million to the backlog, excluding a mobilization fee of $5 million.
As an offshore drilling services provider in the oil and gas industry, Transocean operates internationally. The company specializes in tackling technically challenging segments of the global offshore drilling domain, placing a strong emphasis on services related to ultra-deepwater and severe environmental conditions. It boasts the world's most advanced floating offshore drilling fleet.
Presently, Transocean possesses ownership or partial interests in 37 mobile offshore drilling units, encompassing 28 ultra-deepwater floaters along with nine floaters built for harsh environments. Additionally, Transocean holds a noncontrolling stake in a venture responsible for the construction of an ultra-deepwater drillship.