Rig: Al Gharbia

Name Al Gharbia
Owner National Drilling Company (NDC)
Manager National Drilling Company (NDC)
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 200
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft)
Leg Length (ft) 310
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model Super 116-E
Year Built 2016
Country of Build Sharjah (UAE)
Yard Name Hamriyah - Lamprell
Group Yard Name Lamprell Plc

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator ADMA-OPCO

News

22 Dec 2016

Delivery of seventh rig to National Drilling Company

Lamprell (ticker: LAM), a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the energy industry, announces the completion of construction on the jackup drilling rig, “Al Gharbia”, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Company (‘NDC’). Completion and delivery of the jackup rig, on time and on budget, was marked at an inauguration ceremony held at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in the UAE on 22 December. The rig will depart the facility in late December en route to its drilling location in Abu Dhabi. The contract for the NDC “Al Gharbia” rig was signed in November 2014 and this is the seventh rig in a series of nine rigs being built and delivered by Lamprell to NDC. All nine rigs have been designed according to the Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design. The remaining two rigs are proceeding on schedule and will be delivered as planned in 2017.

12 Nov 2014

Lamprell secures newbuild jackup order from NDC

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, is pleased to announce that it has received a new contract award from National Drilling Company (NDC), Abu Dhabi, for the construction and delivery of two further high specification jackup drilling rigs of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class. This contract award is valued at approximately USD 365 million. Lamprell has previously been awarded contracts by NDC for a series of six identical rigs and we are on schedule to complete construction of the final two jackup rigs, having delivered the first four on time and on budget. As with the units under construction, these newly-ordered rigs will be completely outfitted, LeTourneau-designed, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Units of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design with a rated drilling depth of 30,000 feet. The rigs will be constructed at Lamprell's facility in Hamriyah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), with planned delivery dates in Q4 2016 and Q2 2017 respectively. Under the contract terms, NDC also has the right to exercise options for Lamprell to build up to an additional three jackup rigs of the same design.

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