Thursday, October 10, 2013
Keppel AMFELS shipyard shipbuilding
News

Mexican Jack-Up Order Placed With Keppel AmFELS

Keppel AmFELS, the US-based subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine located in Brownsville, Texas announced the winning of a contract from Central Panuco S.A. De C.V., a subsidiary of Mexico’s...

October 10, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
maersk jack-up
News

DSME Wins Jack-Up Newbuild Order, First Since 1983

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) announced today a 572.8 billion KRW (USD $534 million) jack-up rig newbuild order from Maersk Drilling. The new rig is scheduled for delivery by...

September 25, 2013
Total Views: 0

Friday, August 2, 2013
kfels b class jack-up rig keppel
News

Keppel FELS Makes it 66 With Latest Jack-Up Rig Order

Singapore-based rig builder Keppel FELS announced today they have secured their 66th jack-up rig newbuild contract since 2000.  Uruguayan firm, Parden Holden ordered the latest rig at a contract price...

August 2, 2013
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
friede & goldman JU2000E
News

Seadrill Signs for Another Pair of Friede & Goldman Jack-Ups from Dalian Shipbuilding

Seadrill Limited entered into new contracts today for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd. (DSIC Offshore) in China.  The newbuild...

July 31, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, July 25, 2013
Hercules 265
Interesting

Hercules Jack-Up Rig Fire is Out, Rowan Jack-Up Contracted for Relief Well

Update 5 (29 July 2013) On 27 July, BSEE approved a permit application by Walter Oil and Gas to drill the relief well which will permanently kill the well that...

July 25, 2013
Total Views: 110

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Interesting

How a Jack-Up Rig Blowout Occurs

From a drilling safety standpoint, jack-up rigs are inherently more dangerous than floating rigs for two main reasons. First, if the well blows out and catches fire, there’s no way...

July 24, 2013
Total Views: 95

Thursday, July 18, 2013
jack up rig legs
News

Keppel FELS Delivers AOD III Jack-Up to Saudi Aramco

Asia Offshore Drilling Limited (AOD) has taken delivery of its third new‐build jack‐up rig, ʹAOD IIIʹ, from Singapore‐based rig builder, Keppel FELS. Bangkok-based Mermaid Offshore founded AOD in 2010 and...

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, July 8, 2013
Gusto MSC CJ50-X120
News

China Shipbuilding Wins $436 Million Jack-Up Order

China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) announced today that their subsidiary, Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding received an order for 2 new jack-up rigs with an option for 2 more from Singapore-based FTS Derricks...

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
News

Perro Negro 6 Incident: Saipem Jack-Up Sinks Offshore Angola, One Missing

Saipem S.p.A. reported Tuesday that its jack up drilling rig, the Perro Negro 6, capsized and sank offshore Angola after the seabed beneath one of its three legs collapsed.

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 552

Monday, July 1, 2013
west linus jackup
News

Ship Finance International to Acquire West Linus Jack-Up

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has agreed to acquire the harsh-environment jack-up drilling rig West Linus from a subsidiary of North...

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 19

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News

Oro Negro Makes it Six with Latest Jack-Up Order from PPL Shipyard

Singapore-based rig-builder Sembcorp Marine announced today that they have signed newbuild orders for two jack-up rigs from Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Oro Negro).  According to...

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 20, 2013
friede & goldman JU2000E
News

Seadrill Orders $460 Million in New Jack-Up Rigs

Seadrill announced today they have awarded $460 million in new build contracts to Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC Offshore) in China for the construction of two high specification jack-up rigs. Scheduled for...

June 20, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, May 30, 2013
pacific class 400 jack-up
News

PPL Shipyard Wins Jack-Up Rig Order from Japanese Consortium

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard secured a USD $220.5 million contract to build a Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig from a BOT Lease Co., Ltd (BOTL), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ...

May 30, 2013
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Maersk CJ 70
News

Jurong Shipyard Wins $596 Million Newbuild Order for Huge Jack-Up Rig

Jurong Shipyard announced they have received a USD $596 million contract from Noble Corporation to build an ultra-high specification jack-up rig with option for an additional unit for use in the United...

May 28, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Offshore

SPOTD: Western Towboat’s CAT-Powered Tugs Haul the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence to Cook Inlet, AK

Buccaneer Energy reports that the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence jack-up rig was successfully mobilized at the Cosmopolitan field in Cook Inlet, AK after receiving final approval from the U.S. Coast...

April 3, 2013
Total Views: 16

Thursday, March 28, 2013
kfels b class jack-up rig keppel
Offshore

Keppel Signs $820 Million Rig Deal

Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said Thursday that it has secured contracts from Mexican drilling company, Grupo R, to build four jackup rigs worth US$820...

March 28, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 25, 2013
jackup rig port aransas collision
Offshore

China Rongsheng Breaks Into Jack-Up Rig Market with New Order

HONG KONG, March 25 (Reuters) – China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Ltd won its first orders to build two jack-up rigs worth more than $360 million in Singapore as...

March 25, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 18, 2013
pacific class 400 jack-up
News

Oro Negro Orders Two More Pacific Class 400 Jack-Ups from PPL Shipyard

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard announced today they have secured orders from repeat customer Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V (Oro Negro) for two additional Pacific Class...

March 18, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
kfels b class jack-up rig keppel
Shipbuilding

DSME Challenging Singapore Yards for Slice of Jackup Pie

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., the world’s second-largest shipbuilder, is bidding to build jackup rigs for the first time in three decades to tap...

March 13, 2013
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
friede & goldman JU2000E
News

Seadrill Orders Pair of High Spec Jack-Ups From Dalian

Seadrill announced today they have ordered two high specification jack-up drilling rigs to be built at China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC). At a total project price is approximately US$230 million, these...

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 0