KCA Deutag awarded $170m jack-up rig contract

KCA Deutag has been awarded a $170m contract by Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção for the provision of the Ben Rinnes jack-up rig in Angola.

The two-year agreement, which comes with a two-year extension option, will see Aberdeen-based KCA Deutag’s offshore division provide drilling and completion services in various offshore locations in Angola. 

The Ben Rinnes is one of two jack-ups in KCA Deutag’s rig fleet.