Rig: Dubai Expo 2020 NS

Name Dubai Expo 2020 NS
Owner Drill One Capital
Manager Drill One Capital
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type High-Specification
Max Water Depth (ft) 574
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 331 x 360.8 x 42.6
Leg Length (ft) 761
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Dubai (UAE)
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Gusto MSC
Rig Model CJ80-X175-A
Year Built 2017
Country of Build Dubai (UAE)
Yard Name Dubai - Drydocks World
Group Yard Name Drydocks World

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Cancelled
Operator --


14 Jan 2014

Dubai Drydocks World to build mega jackup rig

Dubai Drydocks World (DDW) has been commissioned to construct the first Gusto MSC CJ80 jackup rig which when delivered will be the largest jackup rig ever built. The jackup which has been named the ‘Dubai Expo 2020 NS’ is being built for Drill One Capital and is targeting the harsh environment area of the North Sea for future drilling operations. ‘Dubai Expo 2020 NS’ will be capable of drilling in water depths up to 175m (574ft) and will be classified by DNV.

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