Monday, January 22, 2018
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News

Keppel Confirms Talks with Borr Drilling on Sale of Jack-Ups

Singapore-based rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has confirmed it is in talks with Norwegian drilling contractor Borr Drilling over the possible sale of jack-up rigs currently being built Keppel...

January 22, 2018
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Friday, January 5, 2018
Offshore News

World’s Biggest Rig Builder Delivers First Rig of 2018

The world’s largest rig builder, Keppel FELS, has delivered its first rig of 2018 and the first of five jackups that it is building for Borr Drilling. The jackup rig,...

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
News

Maersk Drilling Names Third XLE-Type Jack-Up

Maersk Drilling has announced that its third and final XL Enhanced ultra harsh environment jack-up has been delivered ahead of schedule by Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore.

February 18, 2015
Total Views: 27

Sunday, February 8, 2015
News

Keppel FELS Denies Involvement in Petrobras Bribery Scandal

Last week, a huge corruption scandal at Petrobras resulted in an entire change-out of the top leadership at the Brazilian energy major.  A report by Brazilian news magazine Veja has alleged that representatives...

February 8, 2015
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
News

Keppel FELS Named World’s Largest Rig Builder by Guinness

Singapore's Keppel FELS is officially the world largest manufacturer of offshore rigs by rig delivery count, this according to the renowned Guinness World Records.

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Backed by New Contract with QP, Gulf Drilling Heads to Keppel Once More

With a 5-year charter in-hand with Qatar Petroleum, Qatari drilling firm Gulf Drilling International has placed its fifth newbuild order with Keppel FELS for their high-specification KFELS B Class jack-up...

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 14

Thursday, August 7, 2014
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News

Maersk Drilling Receives Second XLE-Type Jack-Up Rig from Keppel

Maersk Drilling took delivery today of their second XL Enhanced harsh environment jack-up rig from Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore. This rig and its sister rig Maersk Intrepid, are the...

August 7, 2014
Total Views: 25

Friday, March 21, 2014
Interesting

Maersk Drilling Names World’s Largest Jack-up

Maersk Drilling this week officially named the jack-up formerly known as B331 during a star-studded ceremony at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore.

March 21, 2014
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
News

Keppel FELS to Build Monstrous $500 Million Jack-Up

It’ll be quite a sight when Keppel FELS eventually conducts the jack-up test for TS Offshore’s new KFELS N Plus jack-up rig with it’s main deck towering 500 feet up...

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
News

Keppel Lands $1.1 Billion Rig Order from Transocean

Singapore's Keppel Corp. said Wednesday it has secured a repeat order from Transocean to build 5 KFELS Super B Class jackup rigs for US$1.1 billion.

November 6, 2013
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
News

Floatel Orders Fifth Semi-submersible Accommodation Vessel from Keppel

Floatel International announced today the signing of their fifth semi-submersible accommodation newbuild contract with Keppel FELSs. The order adds USD $280 million to Keppel’s backlog and the vessel is scheduled...

August 20, 2013
Total Views: 18

Friday, August 2, 2013
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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

Thursday, July 18, 2013
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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

Thursday, May 9, 2013
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Maritime News

An Inside-the-Shipyard Look at Keppel [IMAGES]

While in Singapore last month, I had the unique opportunity to tour Keppel FELS, one of the world’s most prolific and capable shipyards. Over the past decade, Keppel FELS and...

May 9, 2013
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Offshore News

Keppel Lands $225 Million Repeat Jackup Order

Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said Tuesday it has secured repeat order from Ensco plc to construct a KFELS B Class jackup rig for total...

April 9, 2013
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Offshore News

No Deal: Keppel Terminates $1.2 Billion Ukrainian Rig Order

Singapore’s Keppel Corporation said Tuesday that it has terminated a deal with Ukraine’s state-run oil and gas company, Naftogaz, that called for the construction of two harsh environment semisubmersible drilling...

March 12, 2013
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
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News

Keppel Chief: Opportunities Ripe for Acquisitions

By Kyunghee Park Keppel Corp., the world’s largest oil-rig maker, said there are opportunities to buy companies even as the entry of Chinese shipyards creates a price war in the...

January 24, 2013
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