Seadrill contracts Keppel for newbuild semi-tender

Seadrill has contracted with Keppel O&M in Singapore to build a new $210-million self-erecting semisubmersible tender rig.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Seadrill has contracted with Keppel O&M in Singapore to build a new $210-million self-erecting semisubmersible tender rig.

The rig is scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2011 and will be based on a similar design and specification as the semi-tender currently under construction at Keppel. The new unit is being marketed for harsh environment and deepwater drilling operations in combination with floating wellhead platforms such as TLPs and spars.

06/09/2008

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