Seadrill adds two jackups to Dalian newbuild queue

Seadrill Limited has signed a contract with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore for the construction of two newbuild high-specification jackups.

Offshore staff

HAMILTON, BERMUDASeadrill Limited has signed a contract with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore for the construction of two newbuild high-specification jackups.

The two new units are scheduled for delivery in 2Q and 3Q 2016 at a cost of $230 million per rig. Both will be based on the F&G JU2000E design, with capacity to drill up to 30,000 ft (9,144 m) in water depths up to 400 ft (122 m).

The order brings to ten the number of jackups Seadrill has under construction at Dalian.

07/31/2013

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