Rig: Valaris 5006

Name Valaris 5006
Owner Valaris PLC
Manager Valaris PLC
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 6200
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 252 x 213 x 136
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Australia
Region Australasia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1625 DE
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1600000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Trosvik
Rig Model Bingo 8000
Year Built 1999
Country of Build Norway
Yard Name Rosenberg Shipyard
Group Yard Name Kvaerner Rosenberg AS

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Inpex

News

29 Apr 2014

Rig ENSCO 5006 Delivered to Singapore

Tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed rig ENSCO 5006 safely from Cyprus to Singapore. The Fairmount twins towed the rig over about 13,000 miles. Before the departure off Limasol, Cyprus, both Fairmount tugs performed anchor handling work for the rig. On the request of its owners, cargo and crew runs were completed during a stop off at Las Palmas and a bunker stop was made at Port Nqgura, South Africa. During parts of the voyage transit speeds up to 9 knots were reached.

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