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MENAFN - 21/01/2014
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(MENAFN) Qatar's Gulf International Services has acquired its eighth jack-up drilling rig by its drilling joint venture, Gulf Drilling International, The Peninsula Qatar reported.



GDI's Chief Executive Officer said: "We are pleased to be receiving the first of two new rigs expected this year. The rig will undergo upgrade work in a shipyard as part of its mobilization to incorporate client requested equipment and features.



The company signed a five-year contract for the rig at a total value of USD235 million. GDI is expecting many years of quality service to its clients with this rig

 


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