Rig: Alpha

Name Alpha
Owner Atlantica Tender Drilling Ltd
Manager Atlantica Tender Drilling Ltd
Rig Type Tender Rig
Sub Type Other
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 656
Max Drill Depth (ft) 15000
Dimensions (ft) 325 x 74 x 25
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Congo (Brazzaville)
Region West Africa

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Lewco LDW 750 K
Drawworks HP 1500
Mud Pumps Type Le Tourneau WH-1312
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-11SA
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 700000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Bassoe Technology AB
Rig Model BT-MTB
Year Built 2009
Country of Build Dubai (UAE)
Yard Name Jebel Ali - Lamprell
Group Yard Name Lamprell Plc

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator --

Rig Images


13 May 2015

Atlantica Tender Drilling announce early termination of 'Alpha' contract

Atlantica Tender Drilling Ltd (“Atlantica”) today announced that due to the depressed oil price environment, Total E&P Congo has elected to early terminate the contract for the Alpha. The contract is expected to come to reach its conclusion of the present well expected later this month. Atlantica intends to warm stack the Alpha offshore Congo (Brazzaville) in anticipation of future work in the area. The Alpha is presently being actively marketed to operators in both major tender assist regions: Southeast Asia and West-Africa.

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