Rig: Fortius

Name Fortius
Owner Oro Negro Fortius Pte. Ltd.
Manager Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 400
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 236.5 x 224.4 x 27.9
Leg Length (ft) 532.6
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Mexico
Region Latin America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco ADS 10T
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-8SA
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Baker Marine
Rig Model Pacific 400
Year Built 2013
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name PPL Shipyard
Group Yard Name SembCorp Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator --


22 Oct 2013

PPL shipyard delivers 'fortius' jackup two months ahead of schedule

Integradora De Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro (Oro Negro) the Mexican focused jackup rig owner and manager has taken delivery of the company’s third jackup rig and the first to be constructed at the PPL shipyard in Singapore. The ‘Fortius’ unit was delivered on the 27th September 2013, two months ahead of schedule by the shipyard and the unit began its 45 day mobilisation to the Gulf of Mexico in October. Oro Negro’s ‘Fortius’, is a Baker Marine Pacific 400 class jackup and is capable of drilling in water depths of 400ft and down to depths of 30,000ft. Oro Negro has five further jackups on order at PPL’s yard, all of which are being built to the same design as the ‘Fortius’.

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