Lamprell Receives Jack-Up Rig Order

Lamprell Receives Jack-Up Rig Order

Lamprell, a UAE-based offshore rig builder, today announced it has received an order to build a jack-up rig. The rig builder did not disclose the name of the client but said it was an international drilling contractor.

The rig, of the LeTurneauSuper 116E (Enhanced) Class design ,will be constructed in Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in the UAE.

James Moffat, Chief Executive Officer, Lamprell, said:

“I am delighted to be able to announce this new contract award from a highly valued customer for the construction of a Super 116E jackup rig. Lamprell has a track record for constructing jackup rigs to very high safety and quality standards and we have confidence in our ability to deliver this project as planned. We continue to see a good bid pipeline and are focused on capitalising on the growth opportunities we see in the Group’s core markets.”

The jack-up rig is expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015. The value of the contract was not revealed.


Offshore Energy Today Staff, August 30, 2013