Sheng Li I (SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield Company) (Jackup)

CIMC Raffles delivers newbuild jackup to Sheng Li Offshore

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06 June 2014

A Jack-up Drilling Rig which was constructed by CIMC Raffles with Sinopec Independent design named ‘Sheng Li I’ was delivered to Sinopec Sheng Li Petroleum EngineeringCo., Ltd. at CIMC Raffles on 6th June 2014. This was the 7th Jack-up drilling rigs that CIMC Raffles has delivered. It will be towed to Bohai Bay providing drilling service to Sinopec Sheng Li Oilfield soon. CCS and CIMC Raffles top leaders attended the delivery ceremony. ‘Sheng Li I’ is the first new-build offshore drilling rig ordered since Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation was founded in 2012. The basic design and detail design was done by Sheng Li Drilling Technology Research Institute, the shop design and construction design was completed by CIMC Raffles. Equipment localization rate reaches above 90%. ‘Sheng Li I ’is the largest and most advanced offshore drilling rig that Sheng Li Oilfield currently owns and operates. Its modular length is 56m, modular breadth is 54m, modular depth is 5.5m. The rig is able to operate in water depth up to 50m, and has a drilling depth up to 7000m. The rig is equipped with a cantilever and a top drive, it is able to drill up to 30 wells at most in one stand. The unit is classed by CCS and is the sister rig of ‘Sheng Li 10’. Construction of the ‘Sheng Li I’ began on the 25th June 2013 and took only 346 days to complete.

Source: http://www.cimc-raffles.com/en/enterprise/raffles/company/news/news/201406/t20140606_21554.shtml


More News for Operator: SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield Company

23 Jun 2014

Newbuild 'Sheng Li I' jackup spuds first well in China

CIMC Raffles, the Chinese shipyard that constructed the ‘Sheng Li I’ newbuild jackup rig for Sheng Li Offshore has announced that the unit successfully spudded its first well on the 21st June 2014. The unit is currently drilling ahead at the Bohai Kendong 893 well. Kendong 893 is an exploration well and is targeting a depth of 2,710 meters. ‘Sheng Li I’ left CIMC’s yard on the 15th June 2014.

13 Aug 2014

CIMC Raffles delivers newbuild jackup to Coastal Contracts

CIMC Raffles (CIMC) has announced that the ‘Coastal Driller 4001’ jackup was successfully delivered to Coastal Contracts Bhd on the 13th August 2014. The unit which was constructed to Friede & Goldman’s JU-2000E design is capable of operating in 400ft of water whilst drilling down to depths of 35,000ft. The unit has been classed by ABS, with the drilling package being delivered by Aker MH.

22 Apr 2015

Coastal Contracts sells 'Coastal Driller 4001'

Coastal Contracts Bhd (“Coastal”) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Thaumas Marine Pte Ltd has secured a contract for the sale of a single jackup rig (Coastal Driller 4001) for approximately RM807 million (USD221 million). Coastal did not announce the buyer of the jackup rig, instead choosing to refer to it as “a reputable oil company”. However, it is believed to be Sinopec who were apparently leaning towards purchasing the jackup in January 2015 and renaming it Kan Tan 7. The jackup will be delivered in Q3 2015. Coastal also announced that it is discussions about potential charters for its second newbuild jackup, due to be delivered in Q4 2015 from CIMC Raffles in China.

9 Dec 2016

New Crane for Kan Tan 7

The board (the “Board”) of directors (the “Directors”) of the Company is pleased to announce that pursuant to the terms of the New Master Agreement, TSC successfully secured an order for a deck crane and related service contracts (the “Contracts”) from Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd, which is a subsidiary of CIMC Raffles Offshore (Singapore) Limited (“CIMC Raffles”) recently. The deck crane will be installed on a 400ft jack-up rig owned by China Petrochemical Corporation (“Sinopec”) to replace an existing crane on Sinopec’s “Kantan 7” rig which is currently working in the South China Sea. The deck crane is scheduled to be delivered in mid of 2017. The deck crane is the TSC in-house designed model 198-200VE 60MT capacity Kingpost offshore deck crane manufactured to meet both ABS and CCS approvals. The replacement is approved by Sinopec indicates Sinopec’s recognition and trust in TSC’s offshore cranes. TSC was qualified as vendor to Sinopec in 2015 and has since provided two units of offshore deck cranes, various pump spare parts and technical services to Sinopec.

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