Latest Keppel jackup to work in the North Sea

Keppel FELS has delivered the jackup ENSCO 123 to Ensco Rowan plc.

ENSCO 123 jackup drilling rig
ENSCO 123 jackup drilling rig

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE – Keppel FELS has delivered the jackup ENSCO 123 to Ensco Rowan plc.

The KFELS Super A Class design, harsh environment rig will work initially in the UK North Sea.

This is Keppel’s fourthenhanced KFELS Super A Class rig for EnscoRowan. All are designed to operate in a variety of environments in water depths up to 400 ft (122 m), and to drill to TDs of 40,000 ft (12,192 m).

Applications include large multi-well platform drilling programs, ultra-deep gas drilling and ultra-long reach wells.

Among the features of the design are a 2.5-MMlb quad derrick, automated, hands-free offline pipe handling, high capacity jacking and fixation systems, and accommodation for 145 personnel.

04/26/2019

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