Rig: Scooter Yeargain

Name Scooter Yeargain
Owner ARO Drilling
Manager ARO Drilling
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 300
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 215 x 196 x 22
Leg Length (ft) 445
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Saudi Arabia
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Lewco LDW 3000
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type Lewco W-3000 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco OEM
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model Tarzan 225-C
Year Built 2004
Country of Build USA
Yard Name Vicksburg, Mississippi
Group Yard Name Rowan Companies

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Saudi Aramco


29 Sep 2014

Rowan awarded multiple contract extensions by Saudi Aramco

Rowan Companies were today boosted by the announcement that four of its jackup rigs were awarded three year contract extensions. The’ Bob Palmer’, ‘Scooter Yeargain’, ‘Hank Boswell’ and ‘Rowan Mississippi’ units were all awarded the extensions by Saudi Aramco and will continue to work in Saudi Arabia. The ‘Bob Palmer’ is now contracted until 2017, while the rest of the units are all contracted until 2018, with dayrates ranging from USD180k to USD235k. The award of the extensions is good news for Rowan, especially considering the low levels of contracting opportunities that currently exist within the global rig market.

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