Rig: Deep Driller 8

Name Deep Driller 8
Owner Deep Drilling 8 Pte. Ltd.
Manager Aban Offshore Ltd.
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 350
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 246 x 218 x 25
Leg Length (ft) 486
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country India
Region South Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco SSGD-4600
Drawworks HP 4600
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco HPS-1000
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Mod V B
Year Built 2009
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator ONGC

News

6 Feb 2009

Keppel FELS delivers fifth Aban jackup drilling rig on time without incidents

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has successfully delivered the jackup drilling rig, Deep Driller 8, to Aban Singapore Pte Ltd (Aban) on time, within budget and without incidents. Deep Driller 8 is the fifth unit to be delivered in a series of five KFELS Super B Class rigs for Aban since 2006. The rig has been completed with a clean safety record. The KFELS Super B Class design is one of the world’s deepest drilling rigs, with capabilities for drilling high pressure, high temperature wells up to 35,000 ft at 350 ft water depth.

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