SDRL – Seadrill Limited Announces Contract Award for the West Phoenix

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Hamilton, Bermuda, December 20, 2019 - Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill”) has secured a multiple well contract with Vår Energy AS for the West Phoenix for work on the Balder re-development project in Norway. Total contract value for the firm portion of the contract is expected to be approximately $302 million with commencement expected at the end of 2Q 2021 and running through 3Q 2023. In addition to the base rate a well based performance bonus mechanism is included in the award giving potential for incremental revenue.  The contract is subject to authority approval of the Balder Future plan for development and operations (PDO). 


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