BW Offshore has signed an agreement with HRT for a one year extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Polvo. The firm period has been extended to Q3 2015 (from Q3 2014), with options until Q3 2022.
The Polvo oil field is owned by HRT (operator, 60%) and Maersk (40%). With reference to BW Offshore's notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange on 13 December 2013, BW Offshore has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 30% of the Polvo field from HRT.
For further information, please contact:
Knut R. Sæthre, CFO, +47 9111 7876 (Media)
Kristian Flaten, Vice President IR and Corporate Finance, +47 9509 2322 (Investors/analysts)
About BW Offshore:
BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. BW Offshore is the world's second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and 1 FSO represented in all major oil regions world-wide. The company also operates additional 2 FPSOs. BW Offshore has a long track record on project execution and operations, as well as a robust balance sheet and strong financial capabilities. In more than 30 years of production, BW Offshore has executed 38 FPSO and FSO projects. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Further information is also available on www.bwoffshore.com
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.