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Aban's subsi acquires W Africa Drilling

Aban Singapore has acquired a 100 per cent stake in West Africa Drilling NV and signed an agreement in order to purchase a drillship.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2006 14:06 IST

Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore Ltd on Saturday said that its subsidiary, Aban Singapore Pte Ltd, has acquired a 100 per cent stake in West Africa Drilling NV and signed an agreement in order to purchase a drill-ship.

After the completion of the sale purchase agreement, Aban Singapore Pte Ltd would drill four wells and has entered into a contract with operators for the same. Further drilling of four more wells in West Africa is also in the pipeline.

The drill-ship is to be named 'Aban Abraham', the Chennai-based company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore Ltd is a leading offshore oil field service provider.

First Published: Feb 04, 2006 14:06 IST