Stolt Offshore S.A. has obtained an extension from December 15, 2003 until April 30, 2004 of the waiver of banking covenants. Stolt Offshore continues
discussions with its lenders towards a long-term agreement.
Stolt Offshore is a leading offshore contractor
to the oil and gas industry, specialising in technologically sophisticated deepwater engineering, flowline and pipeline lay, construction, inspection and maintenance services. The Company operates in Europe, the Middle East, West Africa, Asia Pacific
, and the Americas.