Houston, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced that the Ralph Coffman, a 240-C Class harsh environment jack-up rig, has been awarded a one-well contract from CGX Resources in Guyana for an estimated duration of 60 days. The contract is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2019. The Ralph Coffman is currently under contract with GulfSlope Energy in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico through its current well, which is estimated to conclude mid-January 2019.
Rowan is a global provider of contract drilling services with a fleet of 25 mobile offshore drilling units, composed of 21 self-elevating jack-up rigs and four ultra-deepwater drillships. The Company's fleet operates worldwide, including the United States Gulf of Mexico, the United Kingdom and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East, the Mediterranean Sea, and Trinidad. Additionally, the Company is a 50/50 partner in a joint venture with Saudi Aramco, entitled ARO Drilling, that owns a fleet of seven self-elevating jack-up rigs that operate in the Arabian Gulf. The Company's Class A Ordinary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "RDC." For more information on the Company, please visit www.rowan.com.
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