Deepwater drillship starts work off India

The new Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 drillship, owned by a joint venture of Transocean Ltd. and Pacific Drilling Ltd., has begun work under a 5-year contract with Reliance Industries Ltd. off India.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Mar. 8
-- The new Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 drillship, owned by a joint venture of Transocean Ltd. and Pacific Drilling Ltd., has begun work under a 5-year contract with Reliance Industries Ltd. off India.

The dynamically positioned drillship, with a variable deckload of about 20,000 tonnes, can drill to 35,000 ft in 12,000 ft of water.

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