Rig: Valaris 121

Name Valaris 121
Owner Valaris PLC
Manager Valaris PLC
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type High-Specification
Max Water Depth (ft) 400
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 246 x 240 x 31
Leg Length (ft) 540
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country UK
Region NWECS

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco ADS 30Q
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 14-P-220 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDX-1250
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Ultra Enhanced Super A
Year Built 2013
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Harbour Energy (Ex Chrysaor Limited)


23 Dec 2013

Ensco takes delivery of newbuild 'ENSCO 121' jackup rig

Ensco Plc (Ensco) has taken delivery of the ‘ENSCO 121’, the second of the company’s four high-specification’ jackup rigs built to its ENSCO 120 series design. The ‘ENSCO 121’ has been contracted by Wintershall for drilling operations in the North Sea beginning in Q2 2014 for a firm two year period. The unit was delivered to Ensco by Keppel FELS (Keppel) in Singapore and is currently being mobilised to Keppel’s shipyard in Rotterdam in the Netherlands to undergo final load out and crew familiarization. Ensco’s 120 series of jackups are enhanced version of Keppel’s Super A jackup design and can operate in water depths up to 400ft whilst drilling down to total depths of 40,000ft.

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