CIMC to build another jack-up for Sinopec

China’s rig builder CIMC Raffles has said it won the bidding for the construction of a jack-up drilling rig for Sinopec.

The 300ft rig will be managed by Sinopec Shengli Petroleum Engineering Co., Ltd after the delivery. The rigs working depth will be 91.4m, design temperature of -15℃, drilling depth of 9,144m and it will be able to accommodate 120 people.

Self-designed by Shengli Drilling Technology Research Institute of Sinopec, the rig is classed by CCS.

It is the second offshore cooperation project between CIMC Raffles and Sinopec after their strategic cooperation agreement in 2012. On Jun 21, 2014, their first cooperation project “New Shengli No.1” jack-up began operation in Bohai Bay.