Transocean and Dolphin Drilling make billion-dollar bid for Seadrill's rig fleet

Transocean and Dolphin Drilling attempts to buy Seadrill's fleet of drilling rigs for a sum of USD 1.7bn, reports Finansavisen.

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Transocean and Dolphin Drilling has placed a bid of USD 1.7bn for Seadrill's rig fleet, writes Norwegian business media Finansavisen.

It is not the first time that the two drilling companies make attempts to take over the rig fleet of John Fredriksen's financially strained drilling company. They placed a bid earlier this summer, but the offer was rejected, reports the newspaper.

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