Rig: Transocean Norge

Name Transocean Norge
Owner Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.
Manager Transocean
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 402 x 305.5 x 77
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Singapore
Region South East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP 6000
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco
Hookload Capacity (lbs) --

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Moss Maritime
Rig Model CS-60Mk
Year Built 2019
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Jurong Shipyard
Group Yard Name SembCorp Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator Rosneft

Rig Images

News

7 Jul 2017

Delivery Delay for the West Rigel

North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) has amended an agreement with Jurong Shipyard which will see delivery date for the West Rigel semisub pushed back to 6 January 2018. Both parties will continue to explore commercial opportunities for the rig during the deferral period. In the event that no contract is secured and no alternative transaction is executed, NADL and Jurong will form a joint ownership company for the rig, owned 23% by NADL and 77% by Jurong.

9 Jan 2017

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. announces amendment to agreement with Jurong Shipyard

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. ("NADL" or "the Company") refers to the press release on December 3, 2015, June 7, 2016, August 25, 2016, and October 4, 2016 which announced a standstill agreement and subsequent amendments to defer delivery of the semi-submersible West Rigel ("the Unit"). Today the Company announces an amendment has been agreed with Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd ("Jurong"), which extends the delivery deferral period to July 6, 2017. The extension allows the parties to continue to explore commercial opportunities for the Unit. As previously agreed, in the event no employment is secured for the Unit and no alternative transaction is completed, the Company and Jurong will form a Joint Asset Holding Company for joint ownership of the Unit, to be owned 23% by the Company and 77% by Jurong.

7 Jun 2016

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. announces amendment to agreement with Jurong

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. ("NADL" or "the Company") refers to the press release on December 3, 2015 which announced a standstill agreement to defer delivery of the semi-submersible West Rigel ("the Unit"). Today the Company announces an amendment has been agreed with Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd ("Jurong"), which extends the delivery deferral period by a further three months to September 2, 2016. The extension allows the parties to continue to explore commercial opportunities for the Unit. As previously agreed, in the event no employment is secured for the Unit and no alternative transaction is completed, the Company and Jurong will form a Joint Asset Holding Company for joint ownership of the Unit, to be owned 23% by the Company and 77% by Jurong.

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