Rig: High Island IV

Name High Island IV
Owner Shelf Drilling Galloway Ltd.
Manager Shelf Drilling, Ltd.
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 280
Max Drill Depth (ft) 20000
Dimensions (ft) 207 x 176 x 20
Leg Length (ft) 394
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Saudi Arabia
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1320 UE
Drawworks HP 2000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 12-P-160 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2-500
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model 82-SD-C
Year Built 1980
Country of Build Canada
Yard Name Davie Shipyard
Group Yard Name Societé de Construction Navale, (Soconav)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Saudi Aramco

Rig Images

News

26 Oct 2014

'High Island IV' to enter Drydocks world for repairs

Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, maritime, offshore, oil, gas, and energy sectors, has been chosen to carry out the dry docking and repairs of the jack-up “High Island IV” for Shelf Drilling, one of the major players in the shallow water drilling market, and owners of 40 rigs worldwide. Drydocks World-Dubai has a successful past with Shelf Drilling, previously completing a variety of work on six of their rigs, ranging from Saudi Aramco specifications to major upgrades and re-activation. The contract signing for the “High Island IV” was held in Dubai Maritime City in the presence of His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World, and Mr. Kurt Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer of Shelf Drilling, in addition to senior management staff from both companies.

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