Rig: Sedneth 701

Name Sedneth 701
Owner Transocean Offshore Gulf of Guinea VI Limited
Manager Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Midwater Floater
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 1500
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 300 x 263 x 85
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive No

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco E-3000
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco A-1700-PT Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1200000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Earl & Wright
Rig Model SEDCO 700
Year Built 1973
Country of Build Canada
Yard Name Halifax Shipyard
Group Yard Name Hawker Siddley Canada Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired

Rig Images


16 Oct 2013

Camac confirms successful drilling of Oyo-7 well in Nigeria

CAMAC Energy, Inc. (CAMAC) today announced it has been informed by Allied Energy PLC (Allied) of preliminary results from the Oyo-7 well in OML 120 offshore Nigeria. The results exceed internal pre-drill expectations. Oyo-7 commenced drilling operations on September 9th, 2013. Based on logging while drilling (LWD) data, the well encountered gross oil pay of 133 feet (net oil pay of 115 feet) and gross gas pay of 103 feet (net gas pay of 93 feet) in the gas cap from the currently producing Pliocene reservoir, with excellent reservoir quality. The top of the reservoir was penetrated at 5,564 feet. The well is currently drilling to the planned total depth of 8,038 feet and is expected to penetrate the deep Miocene secondary objective.

12 Sep 2013

Camac Energy spuds Oyo-7 well in Nigeria

CAMAC Energy Inc. (CAMAC) has been informed by Allied Energy PLC (Allied) that drilling operations at the Oyo-7 well commenced on September 9th, 2013 using Transocean's ‘Sedneth 701’ drilling rig. The drilling of the pilot hole to assess shallow hazards around the Oyo-7 location was successfully completed. The rig is being positioned over the actual Oyo-7 location after which drilling operations will continue.

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