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  1. Three ultradeepwater drillships on order

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Apr 1998

    Construction of drillships for use in ultradeepwater ..... Corp. each have one such drillship under construction. And ..... first Glomar 456 Class drillship under construction at ..... dynamically positioned drillship will be rated to water

  2. Drillship construction cycle nears end

    Online Articles

    Thu, 12 Oct 2000

    The drillship construction cycle that began 3 years ..... Glomar Jack Ryan. The two remaining drillships still on order�R&B Falcon Inc.'s Deepwater ..... day rate of about $195,000 for the drillship . The vessel has a streamlined hull that

  1. Shell lets contracts for ultradeepwater drillships

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Sep 2012

    positioned ultradeepwater drillships . Cost of the four rigs ..... Construction on the first drillship is expected to commence ..... delivery for the first drillship is scheduled for mid-2015. The other three drillships are expected to be delivered

  2. DRILLING MARKET FOCUS: $2.5 billion going to Korean yards for new drillships

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 May 2006

    the second Stena drillship , which ABB said ..... sixth-generation drillships are under construction ..... 000 ft. The new drillship will be classed ..... projects Eight drillships were under repair ..... operated two drillships , both currently ..... Neptune Discoverer drillship arrived at the

  3. Reliance contracts for new Transocean drillship

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 May 2008

    Enterprise-class design drillship . A Transocean subsidiary ..... positioned, double-hull drillship in Okpo, South Korea ..... enhanced Enterprise-class drillships are being built. Total capital costs for the drillship are estimated at $730

  4. Pacific Drilling extends option to build ultradeepwater drillship

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Sep 2012

    an eighth ultradeepwater drillship . The extension maintained ..... previous agreement with drillship delivery scheduled for ..... four recently delivered drillships under customer contract and has three drillships under construction at Samsung

  5. Chevron drilling deals include new drillship

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Mar 2006

    positioned, double-hull drillship , to be named Discoverer Clear ..... 000 ft, Chevron said. The drillship , which will be an enhanced ..... s three Enterprise-class drillships , also will have a variable ..... Discoverer Deep Seas deepwater drillship , which is expected to commence

  6. Transocean receives two drillship contracts

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Jun 2005

    for two of its dynamically positioned drillships . Anadarko Petroleum Corp. let a 2 ..... contract for use of the Deepwater Millennium drillship in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract ..... covering Transocean's Deepwater Expedition drillship for a 90-day, three-well program

  7. DP drillships target deepwater operations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Aug 1999

    of next-generation drillships last year, fulfilling ..... Each of the 16 new drillships (Table 1), the last ..... sophistication built into the drillship : DPS-0: No backup ..... will build a DPS-2 drillship . And if position loss ..... build "Hull 456" drillships , including the C.R

  8. Rowan orders two drillships for 12,000 ft of water

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Jun 2011

    Rowan expects delivery of the drillships in late 2013 and mid-2014 ..... an option for an additional drillship of the same specification ..... last quarter of 2014. The drillships will have a GustoMSC P10 ..... water. Other features of the drillship include: • DP-3 compliant and

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