News Release 2016

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News Release 2016

2016-12-16 JDC started the drilling operation utilizing"SAGADRIL-1" based on the contract with Bunduq Company Limited.

The jack-up rig "SAGADRIL-1" started the drilling operation at El-Bunduq Oil Field on the border between UAE and Qatar on December 16th, based on the contract with Bunduq Company Limited.

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Jack-up rig
「SAGADRIL-1」
Location:El-Bunduq Oil
Field on the border
between UAE and Qatar

2016-08-22 HAKURYU-10 receives Total E&P 2015 Best Rig Performance Award (7 June,2016)

Japan Drilling Company (JDC) jack-up rig HAKURYU-10 received French Oil Major Total E&P 2015 Best Rig Performance Award, outperforming 45 other rigs in Total E&P worldwide operations. The award ceremony took place on 7 June aboard HAKURYU-10, offshore Balikpapan, Indonesia.

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JDC President Yuichiro Ichikawa expressed his pride in the HAKURYU-10 achievement to Total E&P representatives. He expressed his sincere gratitude for the tremendous support and appreciation for the superior communication between the two parties that resulted in the safe and smooth operations from the July 2012 commencement of the campaign. Mr. Ichikawa said that he intends to implement specific efficiency practices of HAKURYU-10 to further improve operational performance of JDC Group rigs. In his closing remarks Mr. Ichikawa said he looks forward to working together with Total E&P at the nearest opportunity.

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Jack-Up Rig
「HAKURYU-10」

2016-05-09 JDC started upfront drilling work utilizing "CHIKYU" based on the contract with Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd.

JDC started upfront drilling work utilizing Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU" (Owner: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, namely JAMSTEC) based on the contract with Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd.(JMH). CHIKYU conducted the deep sea drilling operation off the coast of Aichi and Mie prefectures on May 9th.

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Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU"
Owner: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth
Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

2016-04-11 "HAKURYU-11" started the drilling operation offshore Vietnam

The jack-up rig HAKURYU-11 started providing the drilling service for PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Corporation who signed a Drilling Contract with Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd at offshore Vung Tau in Vietnam on April 11th.

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Jack-up rig
「HAKURYU-11」
Location:Offshore
Vung Tau in Vietnam

2016-03-09 JDC started the drilling operation utilizing "HAKURYU-5" in Vietnam.

The semi-submersible rig "HAKURYU-5" arrived at offshore Vung-tau in Vietnam on March 5th, and started the drilling operation on March 9th.

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Semi-submersible rig
「HAKURYU-5」
Location:Offshore Vung-tau,
Vietnam