Seadrill accepts West Orion

Seadrill has taken delivery of the semisubmersible drilling rig West Orion from Jurong Shipyard.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- Seadrill has taken delivery of the semisubmersible drilling rig West Orionfrom Jurong Shipyard. The rig is scheduled to begin operations at the end of July on a six-year agreement with Petrobras for work offshore Brazil.

TheWest Orionis a sixth-generation ultra deepwater semisubmersible with dynamic positioning and water depth capacity of 3,000 m (9,842 ft).

04/20/2010

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