MIS wins jackup construction contracts

MENAdrill has awarded Maritime Industrial Services (MIS) a $364 million contract for the detail design and construction of two offshore jackup drilling rigs to be built in Sharjah, UAE.

Offshore staff

SHARJAH, UAE -- MENAdrill has awarded Maritime Industrial Services (MIS) a $364 million contract for the detail design and construction of two offshore jackup drilling rigs to be built in Sharjah, UAE.

The two rigs, Hulls 109 and 110, which will be supplied by MIS on a turnkey basis, are scheduled for delivery in September 2010 and December 2010, respectively. The rigs will be built according to a Friede and Goldman (F&G) Super M2 design with 30,000 ft (9,144 m) rated drilling depth and an operating water depth capability of 300 ft (91 m). Each rig is fitted with accommodation for 110 people.

FEB's MENAdrill will use the rigs to provide drilling services under long term contracts to National Oil Companies (NOCs) and International Oil Companies (IOCs) throughout the region.

10/01/2008

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