Rig: West Capricorn

Name West Capricorn
Owner Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC
Manager Seadrill Partners LLC
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 10000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 37500
Dimensions (ft) 380 x 296.5 x 118
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Aruba (Dutch Caribbean)
Region Latin America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type AKMH Wirth GH 4500 EG
Drawworks HP 4500
Mud Pumps Type --
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco DDM-1000-AC-2M
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2500000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Friede & Goldman
Rig Model ExD Millennium
Year Built 2011
Country of Build Singapore
Yard Name Jurong Shipyard
Group Yard Name SembCorp Marine Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Cold Stacked
Operator --

Rig Images


26 Apr 2017

West Capricorn to Return to Service

BP has notified Seadrill Partners to prepare the West Capricorn for a return to operational service. The West Capricorn semisub was down-manned and placed on extended standby in May 2016. The rig will remain on standby rate until July 1st, 2017. The rig is currently located in the US Gulf. Before being laid-up the rig was working on BP's Constellation (formerly Hopkins) discovery.

About The Rigs Website

What you are seeing is a selection of sample rig information from the Infield Rigs database. If you would like to see more detailed information regarding the unit, please click here to contact a member of the Infield Rigs Team or call us on +44 207 423 5000