Rig: Deepwater Conqueror

Name Deepwater Conqueror
Owner Transocean Ltd.
Manager Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.
Rig Type Drillship
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 12000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 781 x 138 x 62
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country USA
Region North America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design DSME
Rig Model 12000
Year Built 2016
Country of Build South Korea
Yard Name Okpo Shipyard
Group Yard Name Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Chevron

News

15 Oct 2013

Transocean orders newbuild drillship on award of five year contract from Chevron

Transocean has announced the award of a new five year drilling contract from Chevron with work expected to begin in the USA in Q1 2017 and a contract value of US$1.1 billion. The contract award has led Transocean to order a newbuild drillship from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo yard in South Korea. The newbuild drillship is expected to be delivered in Q4 2016 at a total cost of US$725 million and upon delivery the unit will mobilise to the USA to begin the contract with Chevron. The newbuild drillship will be the seventh ultra-deepwater rig that Transocean currently has under construction at DSME once construction work begins and the order helps the company’s push towards redefining itself as a high-specification rig contractor.

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