Vantage Drilling International Announces Letter of Award for the Aquamarine Driller

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vantage Drilling International (“Vantage” or the “Company”), announced today that it has received a letter of award for a new 18 month contract with Carigali-PTTEPI Operating Company Sdn. Bhd. (“CPOC”) for its premium jack-up rig, the Aquamarine Driller.  Under the contract, CPOC also has four extension options of three-month each. 

Ihab Toma, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are delighted to continue to work for our client, CPOC. This letter of award recognizes the long track record of excellent performance and hard work of the crew of Aquamarine Driller for our esteemed client CPOC.  We look forward to commencing work on this new phase of their development while continuing to provide industry leading service for our client.” 

Vantage Drilling International, a Cayman Islands exempted company, is an offshore drilling contractor, with a fleet of three ultra-deepwater drillships, four premium jackup drilling rigs and one standard jack-up drilling rig. Vantage’s primary business is to contract drilling units, related equipment and work crews primarily on a dayrate basis to drill oil and natural gas wells globally for major, national and large independent oil and natural gas companies. Vantage also provides construction supervision services and preservation management services for, and will operate and manage, drilling units owned by others.

The information above includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements. Vantage disclaims any intention or obligation to update publicly or revise such statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Public & Investor Relations Contact:

Thomas J. Cimino
Chief Financial Officer
Vantage Drilling International 
(281) 404-4700