Rig: Sheng Li I

Name Sheng Li I
Owner SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield Company
Manager SINOPEC Shengli Oilfield Company
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Mat Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 164
Max Drill Depth (ft) 22965
Dimensions (ft) 184 x 177 x 18
Leg Length (ft) 210
Competitive No

Current Location

Country Nigeria
Region West Africa

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP 2940
Mud Pumps Type Continental Emsco FB-1600 Triplex
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 900000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Sheng Li Drilling Technology
Rig Model --
Year Built 2014
Country of Build China (PRC)
Yard Name Sanlian Longkou
Group Yard Name Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator ND Western


23 Jun 2014

Newbuild 'Sheng Li I' jackup spuds first well in China

CIMC Raffles, the Chinese shipyard that constructed the ‘Sheng Li I’ newbuild jackup rig for Sheng Li Offshore has announced that the unit successfully spudded its first well on the 21st June 2014. The unit is currently drilling ahead at the Bohai Kendong 893 well. Kendong 893 is an exploration well and is targeting a depth of 2,710 meters. ‘Sheng Li I’ left CIMC’s yard on the 15th June 2014.

6 Jun 2014

CIMC Raffles delivers newbuild jackup to Sheng Li Offshore

A Jack-up Drilling Rig which was constructed by CIMC Raffles with Sinopec Independent design named ‘Sheng Li I’ was delivered to Sinopec Sheng Li Petroleum EngineeringCo., Ltd. at CIMC Raffles on 6th June 2014. This was the 7th Jack-up drilling rigs that CIMC Raffles has delivered. It will be towed to Bohai Bay providing drilling service to Sinopec Sheng Li Oilfield soon. CCS and CIMC Raffles top leaders attended the delivery ceremony. ‘Sheng Li I’ is the first new-build offshore drilling rig ordered since Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation was founded in 2012. The basic design and detail design was done by Sheng Li Drilling Technology Research Institute, the shop design and construction design was completed by CIMC Raffles. Equipment localization rate reaches above 90%. ‘Sheng Li I ’is the largest and most advanced offshore drilling rig that Sheng Li Oilfield currently owns and operates. Its modular length is 56m, modular breadth is 54m, modular depth is 5.5m. The rig is able to operate in water depth up to 50m, and has a drilling depth up to 7000m. The rig is equipped with a cantilever and a top drive, it is able to drill up to 30 wells at most in one stand. The unit is classed by CCS and is the sister rig of ‘Sheng Li 10’. Construction of the ‘Sheng Li I’ began on the 25th June 2013 and took only 346 days to complete.

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