Keppel lands jackup construction for Pemex

Mexico's Perforadora Central SA de CV has contracted Keppel AmFELS Inc. to construct a $190 million jackup drilling rig for delivery by the end of 2009 to deploy into the Gulf of Mexico.

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SINGAPORE –Mexico's Perforadora Central SA de CV has contracted Keppel AmFELS Inc. to construct a $190 million jackup drilling rig for delivery by the end of 2009 to deploy into the Gulf of Mexico.

The new jackup will be built to the LeTourneau Super 116E design. With leg lengths of 511 ft (156 m), the rig can drill wells up to 30,000 ft (9,144 m) in water depths of 350 ft (107 m). It will be built in Keppel AmFELS yard in Brownsville, Texas.

08/13/2007

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