Rig: Tuxpan

Name Tuxpan
Owner Perforadora Central S.A. de C.V
Manager Perforadora Central S.A. de C.V
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 350
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 229 x 206 x 25
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Mexico
Region Latin America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive --
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design LeTourneau
Rig Model Super 116-E
Year Built 2010
Country of Build USA
Yard Name AmFELS
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator --


2 Feb 2010

Keppel AmFELS delivers jackup Tuxpan to Perforadora Central on time

Keppel AmFELS Inc., the US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has delivered its first rig in 2010 to Mexico’s Perforadora Central SA de CV, safely, on time and within budget. Mr Patricio Alvarez Morphy, President of Perforadora Central, said, “Tuxpan is built to the highest standards of safety and quality under the expert project management and construction capabilities of Keppel AmFELS. We are confident that this fine rig will achieve a strong operational record when she begins work.” Tuxpan is the second jackup rig that Keppel AmFELS has built for Perforadora Central. Built to the LeTourneau Super 116E design and with leg lengths of 511ft, Tuxpan can drill wells up to 30,000ft in water depths of 375ft.

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