Rig: Noble Clyde Boudreaux

Name Noble Clyde Boudreaux
Owner Noble Drilling
Manager Noble Drilling
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 318 x 248 x 100
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 2040 UDBE
Drawworks HP 4000
Mud Pumps Type Continental Emsco FC-2200 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco PS2-1000
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Friede & Goldman
Rig Model Enhanced Pacesetter
Year Built 1987
Country of Build Russia (Baltic Sea)
Yard Name Vyborg Shipyard
Group Yard Name Vyborg Shipyard PJSC

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired


13 Mar 2014

'Noble Clyde Boudreaux' awarded new contract with Shell

Noble Drilling (Noble) has announced the award of a new contract for its ‘Noble Clyde Boudreaux’ semi-submersible drilling unit. The unit is currently operating in Australia whilst it is contracted to Shell and has been awarded a firm two well extension to its existing contract. This new two well contract extension means that the ‘Noble Clyde Boudreaux’ will continue to operate for Shell in Australia. The extension comes into effect in April 2015 and runs through to September 2015, whilst also increasing the unit’s dayrate from US$417k to US$515k.

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