Rig: Atwood Southern Cross

Name Atwood Southern Cross
Owner Atwood Oceanics
Manager Atwood Oceanics
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Midwater Floater
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 2000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 20000
Dimensions (ft) 260 x 158 x 78
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive No

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco ADS 30Q
Drawworks HP 2000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco A-1700-PT Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2-500
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design --
Rig Model --
Year Built 1976
Country of Build Australia
Yard Name Brisbane Shipyard
Group Yard Name Evans Deakin & Company

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired
Operator

News

30 Jun 2009

No Contract Visibility through 30th June 2009

ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC., (Houston-based International Drilling Contractor – NYSE ATW), announced today that they continue to pursue contract opportunities for the ATWOOD SOUTHERN CROSS in all worldwide markets in which it technically can work; however, we do not presently expect to receive any contract commitments for the rig through June 30, 2009. Currently, we plan to keep the rig prepared to immediately commence working once a contract opportunity has been identified.

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