Rig: Cuu Long

Name Cuu Long
Owner VietSovPetro
Manager VietSovPetro
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 300
Max Drill Depth (ft) 20000
Dimensions (ft) 200 x 186 x 22
Leg Length (ft) 415
Competitive No

Current Location

Country Vietnam
Region South East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1625 DE
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 12-P-160 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Levingston
Rig Model 111-C
Year Built 1982
Country of Build Brazil
Yard Name Ishibras Shipyard, Rio De Janeiro
Group Yard Name Ishikawajima do Brasil Estaleiros S/A (Ishibras)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator VietsovPetro


2 May 2014

'Cuu Long' jackup enters shipyard for repairs

On the morning of the 28th April 2014, the ‘Cuu Long’ jackup rig was towed into dry dock at the Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DQS) shipyard in Vietnam. The unit which is owned and operated by VietSovPetro has entered the yard to undergo repair work. ‘Cuu Long’ jack-up rig has a length of 60.960 m, width 56.692m, height 6.988m, leg length of 126m and is capable of drilling wells to a maximum depth of 3000m. Estimated time for repairing the ‘Cuu Long’ jackup rig is 135 days with main electrical and automation systems, anti-corrosion painting, hull structure, ballast system, mechanical system, power system, drilling system. The total value of the contract is about 370 billion VND (USD17.2 million). Right after the rig arrived safely in the dock, DQS employees perform ventilation, lighting, installation of scaffolding, scraping fouling, washing with water, preservation of materials and equipment.

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