Rig: West Capella

Name West Capella
Owner Seadrill Operating LP
Manager Seadrill Partners LLC
Rig Type Drillship
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 37500
Dimensions (ft) 747 x 138 x 62
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Malaysia
Region South East Asia

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco
Drawworks HP 5750
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco HPS-1000
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Samsung
Rig Model S10000E
Year Built 2008
Country of Build South Korea
Yard Name Geoje (Koje) Shipyard
Group Yard Name Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Petronas

Rig Images

News

13 May 2016

SDLP - Termination of the West Capella

Seadrill Partners LLC ("the Company") has received a notice of termination from its current operator for the contract for the West Capella. In accordance with the cancellation for convenience provisions in the West Capella contract, Seadrill Partners will receive a payment of approximately $125 million in two equal installments, the first in the second quarter of 2016 and the second in the first quarter of 2017, plus other direct costs incurred as a result of the early termination. The West Capella is currently being marketed for new work and is expected to be in Tenerife during its idle period.

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