Rig: Borgsten Dolphin

Name Borgsten Dolphin
Owner Borgsten Dolphin Pte. Ltd.
Manager Dolphin Drilling Ltd.
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Midwater Floater
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 1500
Max Drill Depth (ft) 20000
Dimensions (ft) 355 x 221 x 120
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1625 DE
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 12-P-160 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2-500
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1250000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Aker
Rig Model H-3
Year Built 1975
Country of Build Norway
Yard Name Nylands Verksted, Oslo
Group Yard Name Maritime Nyland A/S

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired

Rig Images


30 Sep 2015

Borgsten Dolphin - Early termination

Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into an early termination agreement with Total E&P UK for the tender support vessel Borgsten Dolphin which will result in a cessation of offshore services on 1st October 2016 and the unit mobilising inshore for expected cold stacking thereafter. Total will pay an early termination fee of approximately $22.1 million in addition to payment for services provided until 1st October 2016.

18 Jun 2015

Contract extended, but rate cut for 'Borgsten Dolphin'

Dolphin Drilling Ltd (“Dolphin”), a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into a contract amendment for the provision of the Tender Support Vessel Borgsten Dolphin with Total E&P UK Ltd (“Total”). The amendment covers a revised contract period commencing 1st October 2015 and continuing to 31st January 2018, subject to certain early termination rights from end 2016. Contract terms prior to 1st October 2015 remain in accordance with the previously reported Total agreement. The estimated contract value for the revised period from 1st October 2015 to 31st January 2018 is approximately USD141 million. By amending the contract, Total have opted to cut the dayrate from USD202k/per day to around USD165k/per day.

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