Seadrill awarded three-year contract for newbuild West Neptune Seadrill has signed a contract with LLOG Bluewater Holdings for employment of the new-build drill-ship, West Neptune, offshore Gulf of Mexico. The contract duration is a minimum of three years plus an option for a one-year extension at mutually agreed rates. The potential revenue for the primary contract term is approximately $662M, the company said. The West Neptune is expected to be delivered to Seadrill from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in early June 2014.
Seadrill reports Q4 EPS 32c, consensus 63c Reports Q4 revenue $1.26B, consensus $1.25B. Net income was negatively impacted by a non-cash impairment of goodwill of US$232 million relating to the Jack-up segment.