Ekhabi jackup repairs underway

Sept. 9--Keppel O&M's shipyard, Arab Heavy Industries PJSC, and the United Arab Emirates won a contract to repair the jackup drilling rig Ekhabi.

Sept. 9--Keppel O&M's shipyard, Arab Heavy Industries PJSC, and the United Arab Emirates won a contract to repair the jackup drilling rig Ekhabi. Ekhabi was working in the Persian Gulf for owner Far East Marine Co. The shipyard has another contract for major repair of the Foresight Driller V, owned by Foresight Drilling. Repairs are expected to be complete for delivery by October.

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