Rig: Valaris 101

Name Valaris 101
Owner Valaris PLC
Manager Valaris PLC
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Premium
Max Water Depth (ft) 400
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 228 x 222 x 31
Leg Length (ft) 540
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country UK
Region NWECS

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1625 UDBE
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-4H
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Mod V A
Year Built 2000
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Ready Stacked
Operator --


14 Feb 2000

Keppel FELS delivers ENSCO 101 to ENSCO

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), Keppel FELS Energy & Infrastructure Ltd’s wholly-owned subsidiary engaged in offshore construction, conversion and repair, has delivered ENSCO 101 to ENSCO Offshore International Company (ENSCO). Keppel FELS undertook the engineering and construction and provided the rig’s marine equipment. The total value of the rig is estimated to be around US$150 million. Said Mr Carl Thorne, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ENSCO International Inc, at the christening ceremony of the rig on 14 February 2000, "We are very happy with the on time and within budget delivery of ENSCO 101. We were confident of Keppel FELS’ capabilities given their track record in the offshore drilling construction industry and they have certainly lived up to their reputation." "The success of ENSCO 101 is the result of the excellent teamwork displayed by the Keppel FELS and ENSCO project teams over the past two years. We are pleased to have had the opportunity to work with ENSCO on this rig, which is one of our most successful designs," commented Mr Choo Chiau Beng, Chairman/Managing Director of Keppel FELS Energy & Infrastructure Ltd. ENSCO 101 is an enhanced Keppel FELS Mod V Jack-Up Drilling Rig designed and built to operate in water depths of up to 350 feet in harsh environments and up to 450 feet in more benign environments.

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