Rig: ENSCO DS-7

Name ENSCO DS-7
Owner Valaris PLC
Manager Valaris PLC
Rig Type Drillship
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 750 x 137.8 x 62.3
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Egypt (Mediterranean)
Region North Africa

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco SSGD-1250
Drawworks HP 6900
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDX-1250
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Samsung
Rig Model 12000 Double Hull
Year Built 2013
Country of Build South Korea
Yard Name Geoje (Koje) Shipyard
Group Yard Name Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Burullus Gas Company

News

18 Aug 2016

Contract Termination

Ensco plc has received a notice of termination for convenience from Total for the ENSCO DS-7 drillship. The effective date of the termination will be early during the fourth quarter of 2016. According to Ensco plc’s announcement, the contractor does not anticipate ‘a material impact to its financial results for 2016 and 2017 as a result of this termination’.

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