Rig: Enterprise 253

Name Enterprise 253
Owner Enterprise Offshore Drilling LLC
Manager Enterprise Offshore Drilling LLC
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Mat Slot
Jackup Type Mat Cantilever/Slot
Max Water Depth (ft) 250
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 166 x 132 x 16
Leg Length (ft) 312
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country USA
Region North America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Continental Emsco C3 Type II
Drawworks HP 2000
Mud Pumps Type Continental Emsco FB-1600 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2-500
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 950000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Bethlehem
Rig Model JU-250-MS
Year Built 1982
Country of Build USA
Yard Name Beaumont, Texas
Group Yard Name Bethlehem Steel Corporation Shipbuilding Division

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Cold Stacked
Operator --


23 Apr 2014

Hercules Offshore secures new contract for 'Hercules 253'

Hercules Offshore (Hercules) the jackup focused operator has announced that the ‘Hercules 253’ jackup rig has been awarded a new two month contract for drilling operations in the USA. The unit has been contracted by Gulf Coast at a dayrate of US$105,000 and is expected to begin operations in September 2014 upon completion of the unit’s current contract with EPL. The ‘Hercules 253’ has been working continuously in the USA since the unit completed its most recent five year SPS in January 2013, completing two contracts for Tana before beginning its current contract with EPL in January 2014.

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