Rig: Bob Keller

Name Bob Keller
Owner ARO Drilling
Manager ARO Drilling
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 300
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 215 x 196 x 22
Leg Length (ft) 445
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Saudi Arabia
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Lewco LDW 4500
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type Lewco W-3000 Triplex
Top Drive Lewco LL-DDTD-750
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model Tarzan 225-C
Year Built 2005
Country of Build USA
Yard Name Vicksburg, Mississippi
Group Yard Name Rowan Companies

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator --


21 Nov 2013

Rowan inks ten year contract extension for 'Bob Keller' rig

Rowan Companies has inked a ten year contract extension for the ‘Bob Keller’ jackup drilling rig, which will see the unit continue to work in the Middle East until 2024. The ten year contract extension was signed by Saudi Aramco with whom the unit has been contracted since 2008. The rigs new contract will come into effect in May 2014 with a dayrate of US$177,500 for the duration of the new contract.

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