Rig: Perro Negro 6

Name Perro Negro 6
Owner Saipem (Portugal) Comercio Maritimo, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda.
Manager Saipem
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 300
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 214.2 x 203.4 x 26.2
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive No

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco SSGD-3000
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-8SA
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Gusto MSC
Rig Model CJ46-X100-D
Year Built 2009
Country of Build Indonesia
Yard Name Graha - Drydocks World
Group Yard Name Drydocks World

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Destroyed
Operator

News

3 Jul 2013

Saipem Perro Negro 6 Rig sinks

Saipem said that one of the Perro Negro 6s three legs collapsed, causing the rig to suddenly tilt and start taking water. The incident, according to Saipem, occurred during the rig positioning on location between the coasts of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in approximately 40 meters of water. 6 crew members have sustained minor injuries. At approximately 10:30 am CET, the rig, with no personnel on board, capsized and sank.

2 Jul 2013

Saipem jackup 'Perro Negro 6' sinks as seabed collapses beneath it

Saipem said that one of the Perro Negro 6s three legs collapsed, causing the rig to suddenly tilt and start taking water. The incident, according to Saipem, occurred during the rig positioning on location between the coasts of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in approximately 40 meters of water. 6 crew members have sustained minor injuries. At approximately 10:30 am CET, the rig, with no personnel on board, capsized and sank.

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