Seadrill has won a three-year extension for its 'West Janus' jack-up rig in Malaysia. Its worth is 164 million dollars.
The operations would begin in the third quarter of 2008.
Seadrill is a Norwegian-Bermuda offshore drilling company with operations in Brunei, the Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Thailand and the United Kingdom. The company operates Semi-submersibles, Jack ups, Tender rigs, Semi Tenders and Drillships. The company is domiciled in Bermuda and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. Operational headquarter is situated in Stavanger, Norway. Other major company locations are found in Singapore, Houston and Aberdeen. John Fredriksen has a major ownership in the company.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge