MIS launches second Middle East jackup

Maritime Industrial Services Co. Ltd. Inc. (MIS) has launched and named its second offshore jackup drilling rig.

Offshore staff

DUBAI -- Maritime Industrial Services Co. Ltd. Inc. (MIS) has launched and named its second offshore jackup drilling rig.

TheSeaWolf Onome. follows the December 2007 launch the first offshore jackup drilling rig ever to be built in the Middle East, the SeaWolf Oritsetimeyin.

The two rigs are at MIS' Sharjah shipyard under a $254 million contract for SeaWolf Oilfield Services Ltd., a Nigerian drilling company.

The first rig will be delivered in August 2008, followed by the delivery ofSeaWolf Onome in December 2008. Both rigs are a Friede and Goldman Super Mod 2 design with 30,000-ft (9,144 m) rated drilling depth and an operating water depth capability of 300 ft (91 m).

04/29/2008

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