Statoil awards Peregrino-work.

RDS, the engineering arm of drilling contractor KCA Deutag has been selected by Statoil to perform the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for a fixed drilling rig which will be part of the Peregrino phase II project, located off the coast of Brazil. 

-The Peregrino FEED is another significant award that reinforces RDS position as the world’s leading specialist drilling facilities engineering contractor, with over 600 engineers located across its major engineering centres in Aberdeen, London, Norway, Houston and Baku, KCA Deutag says in a press release.

This engineering award comes after an announcement in May by Statoil, to award KCA Deutag a four year contract in the Norwegian Continental Shelf for the provision of drilling operations, maintenance services, and engineering support, for a total of seven platform drilling rigs, bringing the total number of platforms KCA Deutag operates to 36 around the globe.