Published On:March 9 2010
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Abu Dhabi's National Drilling Company wins Al Bzoom
Abu Dhabi: UAE-based Maritime Industrial Services Co. Ltd. Inc. (OSE: MIS) today announced that it was awarded a US$ 55.4 million contract by Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Company (NDC) for the refurbishment of jack-up drilling rig ‘NDC Al Bzoom.’
The contract, which is MIS’ largest contract to date in its refurbishment value stream, will cover the Rig Integrity Assurance Programme (RIAP) as its base scope for the modification and refurbishment work on the rig.
Mr. Kevin Hudson, MIS Managing Director, reiterated the sentiment, This agreement builds on an excellent track record between the two companies. We will do everything in our capacity to ensure that this project further strengthens our partnership with NDC.
Rig NDC Al Bzoom, which is a BAKER MARINE BMC- 150-IC design with a rated water depth capacity of 110 ft and drilling depth of 18,000 ft., will be used to drill oil wells in Abu Dhabi’s offshore fields upon completion.