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  • 29 July 2010

    A self-contained combination drilling rig and floating barge, fitted with long support legs that can be raised or lowered independently of each other. The jackup, as it is known informally, is towed onto location with its legs up and the barge section floating on the water. Upon arrival at the drilling location, the legs are […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The jack up rig PV Drilling II at Vung Tau anchorage – April 29th, 2010

  • 22 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Borr Drilling, one of the youngest drilling companies in the offshore industry, on Tuesday said it had secured six drilling contracts in the past few months.

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Keppel AmFELS LLC, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has completed the delivery of its fourth EXL jack-up rig to a subsidiary of Rowan Companies, Inc. (Rowan)  with a perfect safety record, four months ahead of schedule and within budget. The jack-up rig was christened Rowan EXL-IV […]

  • 19 December 2011

    After an oil drilling platform capsized Sunday in the Sea of Okhotsk off Russia’s east coast, 4 workers have been reported missing and 49 killed. The Russian Emergencies Ministry stated that there were 67 people aboard the Kolskaya jack up drilling rig as it was being towed about 120 miles off the coast of Sakhalin […]

  • 17 April 2014

    Singapore’s offshore rig builder Keppel Corp, today reported a decrease in its first quarter 2014 net profit.   The company’s net profit was S$339 million, a five percent drop when compared to S$357 million earned in the same period a year ago. According to Keppel’s 1Q report, this result is in line with 1Q 2013, […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill has secured new contracts for the three jack-up rigs Offshore Mischief, Offshore Defender, and West Leda. The aggregated revenue potential is estimated at US$311 million inclusive of mobilization fees and assignment specific rig modifications. Offshore Mischief has been awarded contract by Equion Energia Limited in Colombia. The assignment is for a firm period of […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) and Ship Finance International Limited (Ship Finance) today announce an agreement to a combined sale and leaseback arrangement whereby Ship Finance will acquire the harsh environment jack-up drilling rig West Linus from a subsidiary of NADL. The West Linus is currently under construction at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore with scheduled delivery […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured contracts from Mexican drilling company, Grupo R, to build four jackup rigs worth US$820 million. The jackup rigs will be built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class design and are scheduled for delivery progressively from 2Q 2015 to 4Q 2015. […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract for its high-specification KFELS B Class rig from Safin Gulf FZCO (Safin) worth US$199 million. Scheduled to be delivered to Safin in 3Q 2012, the rig will be a refurbishment and upgrade of a KFELS B Class jack-up rig that Keppel FELS purchased earlier this […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Seafox 5 has left Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) shipyard following a four-month refit.

  • 20 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Shelf Drilling, one of the world’s largest jack-up rig owners, has secured a contract extension for its Trident XIV jack-up rig.

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over two consecutive days on 2 and 3 February 2013, Keppel FELS held naming ceremonies for twin jackup rigs built for Transocean, and another jackup rig built for Asia Offshore Drilling (AOD), which is majority owned and managed by Seadrill Limited. For the early completion of two of these rigs, Keppel FELS will receive a […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coinciding with parent company Keppel Corporation’s 45th anniversary this year, Keppel FELS has delivered the 45th KFELS B Class jackup rig since it launched the design in 2000. These KFELS B Class rigs make up more than 30% of the total jackups completed globally since 2000. The rig was delivered to Arabian Drilling Company (ADC) […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract for the Atwood Orca by Mubadala Petroleum. The Atwood Orca, currently under construction at PPL Shipyard PTE LTD (“PPL”) in Singapore, will have a rated water depth of 400 feet, 1.5 million pound hook load capacity, accommodation for […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell has received a new contract award from a subsidiary of Shelf Drilling, Ltd., for the construction and delivery of two high specification, LeTourneau-designed, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Platforms of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class. The two jack-up rigs, designed through collaboration between engineering and operations personnel from Shelf Drilling, Shelf Drilling’s customer and Lamprell, […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Malaysia’s Velesto Drilling has scored a drilling contract with Shell for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Noble Corporation today announced that the Company has been awarded a drilling contract by Statoil for a newbuild ultra-high specification jackup for use in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea. The initial contract is for four years and is anticipated to commence during the third quarter of 2016. The total estimated value of […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Arabian Drilling Company (ADC) today, November 5, announced it has ordered a  KFELS Mod V – B Class jack-up rig. The rig, under construction at Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore, will be delivered to ADC in the second quarter of 2013. “We expect the rig to be deployed on a longer term contract in the […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Limited announced yesterday that it has entered into new contracts for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd. (DSIC Offshore) in China. The newbuild rigs are scheduled for delivery during the second and third quarters of 2016, and the total project price per rig is […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard has entered into a contract, valued over USD 180 million, with Dalian Deepwater Developer Ltd. for the construction of one LeTourneau Super 116E jack -up drilling rig. Based on the LeTourneau Super 116E design, the rig will measure 70.09 metres in LOA, 62.8 metres in breadth, 7.92 metres in height. Each spud […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a US$213 million contract to build a Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig. The Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig, a proprietary design of PPL Shipyard, represents the latest generation of high-specification jack-up drilling rigs that are capable of operating in water depths of 400 feet and drilling […]