Newbuild cantilevered jack up headed for work off India

03/09/2009
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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