CNOOC May Delay Deepwater Rig Startup to 2011

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

According to a June 8 report from Bloomberg, China National Offshore Oil Corp., the country’s biggest offshore energy explorer, may delay the startup of its first deepwater rig until 2011 because of a safety review after BP Plc’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig to be deployed in the South China Sea may not turn operational until the first quarter.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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