Rig: Ocean Quest

Name Ocean Quest
Owner Diamond Offshore Drilling
Manager Diamond Offshore Drilling
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Midwater Floater
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 3500
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 336 x 290 x 128
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Continental Emsco C3 Type II
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 12-P-160 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1150000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Odeco
Rig Model Ocean Victory (Enhanced)
Year Built 1973
Country of Build Japan
Yard Name Hiroshima Shipyard & Engine Works
Group Yard Name Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired


24 Apr 2014

Diamond secures new contract for 'Ocean Quest'

Diamond Offshore’s (Diamond) midwater semisub the ‘Ocean Quest’ has been contracted for a 10-well contract in Vietnam with Petrovietnam Exploration & Production (PVEP). The unit is expected to begin work in late April 2014, garnering a dayrate of US$198,900 for the contract, which runs into December 2014. The ‘Ocean Quest’ has been stacked in Malaysia since the end of November 2013, following on from the termination of its previous drilling contract with OGX in Brazil. Diamond also announced the signing of a single well contract for the ‘Ocean Monarch’ in Indonesia with Total, alongside two 1-well extensions for the ‘Ocean Saratoga’ and ‘Ocean Princess’.

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