Rig: Valaris JU-108

Name Valaris JU-108
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) 234 x 208 x 25
Leg Length (ft) 517
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Saudi Arabia
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco ADS 10DT
Drawworks HP 3000
Mud Pumps Type Lewco W-2215 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-8SA
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Keppel FELS
Rig Model Mod V B
Year Built 2007
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Pioneer Yard I
Group Yard Name Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Saudi Aramco

News

30 Mar 2007

Keppel FELS delivers 9th jackup for ENSCO

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 108, its ninth jackup rig for ENSCO International Inc (ENSCO) on schedule, within budget and with zero loss time incidents. Of this outstanding achievement, Mr Choo Chiau Beng, Chairman & CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said, “Construction of ENSCO 108 was a true mark of the efficiency and precision in project design, management and execution. “ENSCO has been a tremendous supporter of our proprietary designs, and ENSCO 108 is the seventh consecutive rig of the premium KFELS design that we have been commissioned to build since 1999. We are very honoured that ENSCO has entrusted us time and again with delivering some of the most advanced premium offshore rigs in their fleet.” ENSCO 108 was named by Lady Sponsor, Mrs Marcia Hunzeker at a ceremony at Keppel FELS on 24 March 2007. Mrs Hunzeker is wife of Mr Russ Hunzeker, Drilling and Completions Manager of BP Tanguh. ENSCO 108 is built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class jackup rig design. She is expected to depart the Keppel FELS’ yard in April on her maiden assignment in Indonesia for BP.

5 Apr 2005

Keppel FELS secures rig order from repeat customer ENSCO

Keppel FELS Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured from regular customer ENSCO International Inc (ENSCO) an order to build a KFELS B Class jackup rig for US$ 117.2 million. The rig will be a replacement for ENSCO 64, which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ivan in September 2004. To be named ENSCO 108, the rig is due for delivery in the first quarter 2007. It is the sister rig to ENSCO 106, now operating in Australia, and ENSCO 107, which Keppel FELS is expected to deliver in late 2005.

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