Diamond Offshore's fleet consists of 23 semisubmersibles, one of which is under construction, four dynamically positioned drillships, and six jack-ups
The 200,000m 2 yard, which sits along 550m of quayside at RAK Maritime City, is building a pair of self-propelled jack-ups
, known as liftboars, under a $180mn contract.
Segal highlights project marine warranty, field installations, engineering design, engineering warranty, construction supervision, and rig moving for jack-ups
as the Abu Dhabi office's main fields of work.
Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups
The awarding of these contracts further strengthens Saipem's long-standing relationship with Saudi Aramco, a key client and reinforces its presence in the country, where it is already operating two jack-ups
and 10 onshore rigs and is carrying out important onshore and offshore EPC contracts.
By mid-2007, it had 23 and 23 jack-ups
contracted for work in Saudi waters.
Record dayrates for both jack-ups
and semi-submersibles continue to prompt a supply-side response from the market.
The Inland Revenue had previously treated jack-ups
differently to semi- submersible rigs on the assumption they were not mobile.
Diamond Offshore's fleet of offshore drilling rigs consists of 30 semisubmersibles, seven jack-ups
and one drillship, in addition to four ultra-deepwater drillships and two deepwater semisubmersibles currently under construction.
Diamond Offshore's fleet consists of 23 semisubmersibles, one of which is under construction, five dynamically positioned drillships, and six jack-ups
Rig owner Noble Corporation has pushed back the start date of a contract for one of its jack-ups
with offshore player Quadrant Energy/Apache.
The rigs, known as category J, will be jack-ups
designed on behalf of Statoil which it will propose for license groups to take on ownership of these rigs.
It is ideally suited for offshore rigs, floaters, vessels and jack-ups
interested in avoiding costly down-time events.
This means short-term availability for semi-submersibles and heavy-duty jack-ups
is effectively zero, while there is one standard specification jack-up
due off contract that does not have additional work.
The Maersk Resilient is the first in a series of four identical high efficiency jack-ups