Keppel FELS delivers semisub West Vencedor

Keppel FELS has delivered the West Vencedor, the sixth of seven KFELS semisubmersible drilling tenders, to Seadrill.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Keppel FELS has delivered the West Vencedor, the sixth of seven KFELS semisubmersible drilling tenders, to Seadrill.

The completion wraps up a record year of 13 rig deliveries by Keppel FELS on time and within budget.

West Vencedor is expected to begin development drilling in 1Q 2010 offshore Angola under a five-year contract with Cabinda Gulf Oil.

Construction of the seventh SSDT and two jackups at Keppel FELS remains on schedule with expected deliveries extending from 2Q 2010 into 2Q 2011. When completed, Keppel-built rigs will make up 35% of Seadrill’s premium fleet.

01/04/2009

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