Rig: Shelf Drilling Scepter

Name Shelf Drilling Scepter
Owner Shelf Drilling, Ltd.
Manager Shelf Drilling, Ltd.
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 350
Max Drill Depth (ft) 35000
Dimensions (ft) 246 x 218 x 25
Leg Length (ft) 486
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Singapore
Region South East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco SSGD-850
Drawworks HP 4600
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco HPS-1000
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Mod V B
Year Built 2008
Country of Build USA
Yard Name AmFELS
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator Chevron Thailand Exploration & Production


24 Oct 2013

Diamond receives LOI for a jackup and semisub as it announces Q3 2013 results

Diamond Offshore Drilling, the Houston-based rig owner today announced its results for Q3 2013 and although profit for the quarter had significantly decreased in comparison to the previous year, the rig operator announced good news with the announcement that it had received two letters of intent (LOI). Diamond received LOI’s for its ‘Ocean Scepter’ jackup rig that is currently working in Mexico for Pemex alongside a further LOI for its ‘Ocean Apex’ semisub which is currently undergoing a major refurbishment project in Singapore. The ‘Ocean Scepter’ LOI is for a 1,136 day contract extension with Pemex at a dayrate of US$158,000 extending the units stay in Mexico until the end of Q1 2017. Meanwhile the ‘Ocean Apex’ received an LOI from an as yet unnamed international oil company to undertake drilling operations in Southeast Asia upon delivery from the yard in Q4 2014.

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