Rig: Transocean Amirante

Name Transocean Amirante
Owner Transocean Amirante Limited
Manager Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Midwater Floater
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 3500
Max Drill Depth (ft) 25000
Dimensions (ft) 243 x 208 x 120
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive No

Current Location

Country --
Region --

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type Continental Emsco C3 Type II
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type Continental Emsco FB-1600 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4S
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Aker
Rig Model H-3 (Modified)
Year Built 1978
Country of Build Finland
Yard Name Pori Shipyard
Group Yard Name Rauma-Repola OY

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired

Rig Images


20 May 2015

Eni makes Libya gas discovery

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (“NOC”) today announced that operator Eni North Africa Libya (“Eni”) made an gas and condensate discovery in contract area D (NC41). Eni spudded the A1-01/01 well in January 2015 in the Sabratah Basin and is believed to have used the Transocean Amirante semisub to drill the well. The well is located approximately 140 km from the Libyan coast and 20 km North of Bouri Field, at an average water depth of about 125 m.

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