Rig: Alliance Driller 2

Name Alliance Driller 2
Owner Alliance Offshore Drilling
Manager Alliance Offshore Drilling
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type High-Specification
Max Water Depth (ft) 400
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 240 x 241 x 27
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country China (PRC)
Region East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type TSC
Drawworks HP 4500
Mud Pumps Type TSC
Top Drive TSC
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Zentech
Rig Model R-550D
Year Built 2020
Country of Build China (PRC)
Yard Name Guangzhou Huangpu Shipyard
Group Yard Name China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Under Construction
Operator --


25 Mar 2016

Steel Cutting Ceremony Held For R-550D AOD2 (H6006) Main Hull

On March 25, 2016, Alliance Offshore Drilling (AOD), a wholly owned subsidiary of TSC Group Holdings Limited (“TSC”) held a steel cutting ceremony for the second R-550D (H6006) jack-up drilling unit, AOD2 at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard (“HPWS”) in Guangzhou, China. AOD and HPWS entered into a contract to construct the rig in June 2015, following the positive market response received for the first R-550D jack up rig, which recently completed its full jacking trial and is in the final phase of installation and commissioning at HPWS. Notably, a steel cutting ceremony for the R-550D AOD2 rig was held in October, 2015 followed by a keel laying ceremony in December, 2015.

12 Sep 2014

Alliance offshore orders newbuild Zentech jackup

TSC Group Holdings Limited (TSC) has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Alliance Offshore Drilling Pte.Ltd (AOD) has entered into a construction contract for the delivery of a Zentech designed R-550D jackup drilling rig. AOD have placed the order for the newbuild jackup at China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s (CSSC) Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company yard in China. The unit is expected to be delivered within 26 months and will be capable of operating in water depths up to 400ft. AOD have one other jackup currently under construction at the same shipyard, ‘Alliance Driller 1’ is expected to be delivered in Q3 2015.

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