Rig ENSCO 8502 scheduled for 2010 delivery

Keppel FELS is on schedule to deliver the ENSCO 8502, the third of seven ENSCO 8500 Series semisubmersible drilling rigs, to Ensco International.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Keppel FELS is on schedule to deliver the ENSCO 8502, the third of seven ENSCO 8500 Series semisubmersible drilling rigs, to Ensco International. The rig was named in Singapore on Dec. 5.

Following scheduled delivery, mobilization, and final outfitting, the rig will begin operations in the Gulf of Mexico under a two-year contract with Nexen Petroleum.

Delivery is scheduled for early next year.

12/07/2009

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