Rig: Impetus

Name Impetus
Owner Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro
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 --
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Baker Marine
Rig Model Pacific 400
Year Built 2014
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name PPL Shipyard
Group Yard Name SembCorp Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Pemex


1 Jun 2016

Pemex issues certificate of acceptance for Impetus

On May 29, 2016 Perforadora Oro Negro, S. de R.L. de C.V. (“Oro Negro”) completed the checklist for its Impetus rig and, consequently, Pemex Perforación y Servicios, EPS issued the certificate of acceptance for said rig to begin operations.

22 Dec 2015

Oro Negro Signs Charter Agreement and Contract Extensions with PEMEX

On December 21, 2015, Perforadora Oro Negro, S. de R.L. de C.V. (“Oro Negro”) and Pemex Perforación y Servicios, ENS (“Pemex”) executed a new charter agreement for Oro Negro´s Impetus rig, for a period of 5 years with a day rate of USD$130,000.00. In addition, Oro Negro and Pemex Exploración y Producción signed amendments to the outstanding charter leases for Oro Negro’s rigs Primus, Laurus, and Fortius. The amendments provide a one year extension on the term on the contracts for each of the above mentioned rigs. Oro Negro expects to sign a similar one year extension for the Decus rig in the near term.

22 Jan 2015

'Impetus' jackup delivered to Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro

Hull No. P2040 (IMPETUS), was successfully delivered on 22nd Jan 2015 to Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Oro Negro"). IMPETUS is the third in a series of six units of Pacific Class 400 high specification jack up drilling rigs ordered by Oro Negro. The naming ceremony of IMPETUS was held on 09th Jan 2015 in PPL Shipyard. The unit will now mobilise to Mexico, however, it is yet to be contracted for drilling services.

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