Contract award by Statoil Petroleum AS

OHT is pleased to announce the award by Statoil of a contract to transport the Askepott Cat. J jack-up rig for the Oseberg license, to be executed later this year. The rig is being built in Korea and will be transported the 14,000 nm to Norway. Following the transport of the Noble Lloyd Noble for the Mariner license, this will be the second Statoil Cat. J jack-up transport that is entrusted to OHT’s market leading dry-transport solution for the world’s largest jack-up drilling rigs. OHT has successfully completed four jack-up transports of similar design over the last two years, with a fifth rig currently underway from Korea to Norway.

“We are very pleased to have qualified for and won the tender to perform this important contract, and look forward to working together with Statoil to provide a safe and timely service” said Torgeir Ramstad, CEO of OHT.

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