Newbuild cantilevered jack up headed for work off India

Even as the world’s drilling activity trends downward, new offshore rigs continue to enter the market. One of the latest entrants is the Deep Driller 8 jack up (photo).The rig is the last in a series of five KFELS Super B Class cantilevered jack up drilling units built by Keppel FELS Ltd. for Aban Singapore Pte. Ltd. since 2006.Keppel FELS says the Super B Class design is one of the world’s deepest drilling rigs, with capabilities for drilling high pressure, high-temperature wells up to 35,000 ft in 350 ft of water. Keppel FELS recently completed construction of the Deep Driller 8 cantilevered jack up in Singapore. Photo from Keppel FELS.Click here to enlarge imageHull dimens...

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