SINGAPORE -- Keppel FELS Ltd. received a $40,000 bonus from Awilco Offshore ASA for the early delivery of a jackup drilling rig.
Built to Keppel's KFELS B Class design, the rig was delivered 10 days ahead of contractual schedule to Awilco without any lost time incidents during its construction.
The rig is the second of three Keppel FELS is building for Awilco. The first rig also was delivered ahead of schedule in December 2006. The third rig is scheduled for delivery in 2Q 2009.
The rig was namedWilBoss at a ceremony held at Keppel FELS on Feb. 16.