Rig: Discoverer Deep Seas

Name Discoverer Deep Seas
Owner Triton Asset Leasing GmbH
Manager Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.
Rig Type Drillship
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 835 x 125 x 62
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Trinidad
Region Latin America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Continental Emsco EH-V5000
Drawworks HP 5000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-8S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Transocean Offshore
Rig Model Enhanced Enterprise Class
Year Built 2001
Country of Build Spain
Yard Name Astano Shipyard
Group Yard Name Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste, S.A.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Cold Stacked
Operator --

Rig Images

News

8 Feb 2016

Transocean Ltd. Announces Customer Early Terminates The Discoverer Deep Seas

Transocean Ltd. announced today that Murphy Exploration & Production Company - USA, a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, has elected to terminate the contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Deep Seas. The rig's contract was scheduled to end in November 2016. Transocean will be compensated for the early termination through a lump-sum payment that includes adjustments for operating costs.

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