Lamprell delivers ninth jackup to NDC

Lamprell has completed construction of the last of nine jackups for Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. as scheduled.

Offshore staff

SHARJAH, UAELamprell has completed construction of the last of nine jackups for Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC) as scheduled.

NDC contracted theAl Lulu in April 2015.

All nine rigs were built to the Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design.

TheAl Lulu is the 21st 116E jackup that Lamprell has delivered since 2006 and its 28th jackup in total. The rig should depart Sharjah soon for its location offshore Abu Dhabi.

NDC CEO Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi said: “These rigs are equipped with innovative technology including joy stick operated cyber chairs with integrated equipment consoles for the rig operators and are designed to suit the specific needs of Abu Dhabi.

“Their flexibility caters to the wide-range of drilling operation requirements of our clients [within the ADNOC group], which enables greater efficiency.”

05/01/2017

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