Rig: Prospector 6

Name Prospector 6
Owner Shanghai Waigaoqiao
Manager Shanghai Waigaoqiao
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type High-Specification
Max Water Depth (ft) 400
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 231 x 250 x 31
Leg Length (ft) 548
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country China (PRC)
Region East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type TTS Ultrahoist SG 1060-6000
Drawworks HP 4600
Mud Pumps Type AKMH Wirth TPK 2200
Top Drive TTS STD-1000-AC-2M
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Friede & Goldman
Rig Model JU-2000E
Year Built 2019
Country of Build China (PRC)
Yard Name Shanghai Waigaoqiao
Group Yard Name China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Under Construction
Operator --


24 Jul 2015

Paragon Offshore delays delivery of 'Prospector 6'

Paragon Offshore Plc (“Paragon”) today announced that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary has signed an agreement with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. to extend the delivery date of the high-specification Prospector 6 to April 15th. 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, no payments are due to the shipyard until the delivery date and upon completion of the delivery protocol.

13 Nov 2014

Prospector announces plan to sell 'Prospector 6'

Prospector Offshore Drilling S.A. (Prospector) released its results for Q3 2014 on the 12th November 2014. Within its results the company announced that its third newbuild jackup rig ‘Prospector 6’ is now classified as being held for sale. Prospector has yet to secure a contract for the newbuild jackup and rather than take delivery of an un-contracted unit, the company has decided to sell the asset in order to raise capital and not expose itself to new expenditure. The company has also signed a contract amendment with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co. Ltd (SWS) to push back delivery of the ‘Prospector 6’ by four months to Q1 2015.

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