Keppel FELS delivers jackup COSLSTRIKE

Keppel FELS has delivered a new jackup rig to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL).

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Keppel FELS has delivered a new jackup rig to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL).

COSLSTRIKE is the third of three KFELS B Class jackup rigs commissioned by Awilco Offshore ASA (Awilco) prior to the acquisition of Awilco by COSL. The first two rigs were also delivered ahead of schedule in December 2006 and January 2008, respectively.

COSLSTRIKE is the 28th KFELS B Class jackup drilling rig to enter the market since the design's launch in 2000. The vessel is capable of drilling in up to 400 ft (122 m) water depth to 30,000 ft (9,144 m) TD. The unit also incorporates Keppel's advanced and fully-automated, high-capacity rack and pinion elevating system, and self-positioning fixation system.

05/26/2009

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