Noble Energy Leases New Drillship For East Mediterranean
By Gary Lakes
Houston-based Noble Energy said on 27 September it is leasing a drillship in a deal valued at $640m. The Atwood Advantage, currently under construction in South Korea, will be leased for 36 months from Atwood Oceanics. It is to be delivered in 4Q13 and its first target will be Israel’s offshore Leviathan field, where Noble intends to prospect for oil at...