Lamprell Delivers LeTourneau Super 116E “Greatdrill Chaaru”

UAE-based rig builder Lamprell has delivered their latest newbuild jack-up, Greatdrill Chaaru, to their customer Greatship Global Energy Services Pte. Ltd. this week.  This rig marks the 13th LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design built by Lamprell. Lamprell says  the rig will join its 2013-built sister rig, Greatdrill Chaaya offshore India in the coming days.  Both … [Read more...]

SPOTD: Jindal Pioneer on Jacking Trials

UAE rig builder Lamprell says they have completed construction on the LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class-design jack-up rig Jindal Pioneer.  The shipyard notes this is their 12th such rig built for various clients over the past seven years, and their second such rig for Dev Drilling Pte Ltd of Singapore, a D. P. Jindal Group Company. Lamprell has seven more jackups under … [Read more...]

Jack-Up Rig Maker Lamprell Lowers 2015 Revenue Expectations

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Rig-maker Lamprell Plc said the slump in oil prices hurt its ability to secure new business, and that it expected its revenue for this year would be about 10 percent below current expectations. Shares in the British company fell as much as 15 percent on the London Stock Exchange on Monday. Lamprell said its financial performance for the year would be … [Read more...]

Lamprell Delivers GustoMSC-Designed “Hydra” to Seajacks

On 2 June, Lamprell, the UAE-based rig builder delivered the GustoMSC NG5500C design jack-up rig Hydra to its client Seajacks on June 2nd. Loaded on to a heavy lift ship, Hydra will soon depart for the North Sea to begin operations. Compared to the three prior rigs Lamprell built for Seajacks, all of which were of the GustoMSC NG2500X design, Hydra's capabilities are a … [Read more...]

Shelf Drilling Wins Long-Term Contracts Offshore Thailand

Shelf Drilling announced today their global fleet of 37 jack-up rigs will grow by two in conjunction with the recent award of a pair of 5-year offshore drilling contracts by Chevron Thailand. New fit-for-purpose jack-ups will be built at an estimated combined capital cost of USD $370 million by Lamprell's Hamriyah shipyard in the UAE and be of the Letourneau MLT Super 116 E … [Read more...]