New contracts

The most significant contracts awarded to the Group during 2013 were:

  • a five year extension of the charter by Eni of the drillship Saipem 10000 starting from the third quarter of 2014 for drilling activities operations worldwide;
  • a one year extension of the charter by IEOC of the semi-submersible Scarabeo 4 for operations in Egypt;
  • a two-year extension of the charter by Eni Congo of the Saipem TAD for drilling operations offshore Congo;
  • a ten-year charter by Saudi Aramco of the jack-up Perro Negro 5, commencing in the fourth quarter of 2014. The Perro Negro 5 is currently operating in the Persian Gulf.