Rig: West Phoenix

Name West Phoenix
Owner North Atlantic Phoenix Ltd.
Manager North Atlantic Drilling AS
Rig Type Semisub
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 9850
Max Drill Depth (ft) 30000
Dimensions (ft) 389 x 246 x 77
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Norway
Region NWECS

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type --
Drawworks HP --
Mud Pumps Type AKMH Wirth TPK 2200
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 2000000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Moss Maritime
Rig Model CS-50 MkII
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 Var Energy

Rig Images


10 Jul 2015

North Atlantic Drilling secures new contract for 'West Phoenix'

North Atlantic Drilling ("NADL") has been awarded a contract extension for the semi-submersible rig West Phoenix by Total E&P UK Limited, commencing mid-March 2016 and securing work for the unit through the end of August 2016. The total revenue potential for the contract extension is approximately USD62 million. A portion of the USD62 million will be paid during the currently anticipated idle period from the beginning of September 2015 to the middle of March 2016. The Company has the ability to market the rig for alternate work during this period. As part of the agreement to extend the West Phoenix, the Company has agreed to a dayrate reduction on the current contract effective from June 1, 2015 until its expected conclusion at the end of August 2015, resulting in a reduction to the remaining revenue potential of approximately USD16 million.

19 Jun 2008

AoC for West Phoenix

The West Phoenix mobile drilling unit operated by Seadrill Management AS has received an acknowledgement of compliance (AoC) from the Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway. This facility represents the first in a series of brand new mobile units which are due to be used on the Norwegian continental shelf.

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