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Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") placed Ensco plc's (Ensco) ratings under review for downgrade following its announcement to acquire Rowan Companies, Inc. (Rowan, B3 developing) in an all-stock transaction on October 8, 2018. Ensco's ratings under review include its B2 Corporate Family Rating (CFR), B2-PD Probability of Default Rating (PDR), B3 senior unsecured notes rating and NP commercial paper rating.
Ensco’s (ESV) drilling expenses were $344 million in the second quarter—up from $291 million in the second quarter of 2017. The company’s drilling expenses rose mainly due to $47 million in costs associated with 11 Atwood Oceanics (ATW) rigs, the addition of ENSCO DS-10 into the active fleet, and $5 million in integration-related costs. Ensco expects its drilling expenses to decrease in the third quarter to $330 million.
Ensco’s (ESV) drilling expenses were $325 million in the first quarter—up from $278 million in the first quarter of 2017. The drilling costs are lower from $334 million in the previous quarter due to lower scheduled repairs and reactivation costs. Excluding integration-related costs, the total contract drilling expense was better than the guidance of ~$320 million.