Rig: GSP Magellan

Name GSP Magellan
Owner Grup Servicii Petroliere S.A. (GSP)
Manager Grup Servicii Petroliere S.A. (GSP)
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 350
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 228 x 222 x 31
Leg Length (ft) 496.5
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country China (PRC)
Region East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco E-3000
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-200 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1600000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Friede & Goldman
Rig Model L-780 Mod V
Year Built 1992
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL)

Rig Images


11 Aug 2014

GSP Offshore purchases jackup rig from Transocean

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has announced that it has extended its offshore drilling fleet to eight units, with the addition of the ‘GSP Magellan’ jackup rig entering the company’s fleet. The unit formerly known as the ‘GSF Magellan’ was purchased from Transocean and is an ABS classed, Friede & Goldman L-780 Mod V drilling rig with three legs. The unit is rated -20°C, thus the rig’s design and outfitting is consistent with GSP’s asset portfolio and strategy to be present in selective markets. The rig’s cantilever envelope is 58 ft. x 30 ft. The MODU can operate in water depths up to 350 ft with 10,400 kips maximum variable load (drilling). The drilling rig has a quarters’ capacity of 116 persons. ‘GSP Magellan’ is the second MODU entering GSP fleet in 2014. The company currently operates in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, North Sea, the Arctic and the Gulf of Mexico.

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