Seadrill receives ultradeepwater semi

Seadrill Ltd. has taken delivery of the ultradeepwater West Orion semisubmersible from Jurong Shipyard, Singapore.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Apr. 21
-- Seadrill Ltd. has taken delivery of the ultradeepwater West Orion semisubmersible from Jurong Shipyard, Singapore.

The rig is to begin development drilling for Petrobras off Brazil in July.

It’s the third of four similar rigs Jurong, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, is drilling for Seadrill.

The dynamically positioned semi can drill to 37,500 ft below rotary table in as much as 10,000 ft of water.

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