Keppel FELS secures third semi contract from ENSCO within a year

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a repeat order for an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible (semi) drilling rig from a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENSCO International Incorporated (ENSCO).

The total project value is approximately US$385 million. To be named ENSCO 8502, the semi is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2009.

Mr Choo Chiau Beng, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), the parent company of Keppel FELS, said,