Oil & Gas Middle East
16 VANTAGE DRILLING
Offshore drilling company Vantage Drilling is a new entry on our list, thanks to its threeyear contracts for two of its jack-up drilling rigs to work offshore Qatar, starting in the first quarter of 2022. The Houston-based company, which is co-headquartered in UAE, operates and manages a fleet of high specification drilling rigs worldwide.
Vantage Drilling is an offshore drilling contractor, with a fleet of two ultra-deep-water drillships and five premium jackups. 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 independent oil and gas companies. Vantage also markets, operates and provides management services in respect of, drilling units owned by others.