Rig: West Tellus

Name West Tellus
Owner Seadrill Ltd
Manager Seadrill Ltd
Rig Type Drillship
Sub Type Ultradeep Water
Jackup Type --
Max Water Depth (ft) 12000
Max Drill Depth (ft) 40000
Dimensions (ft) 748 x 137.8 x 62.4
Leg Length (ft) --
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Brazil
Region Latin America

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco
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 Samsung
Rig Model S10000
Year Built 2013
Country of Build South Korea
Yard Name Geoje (Koje) Shipyard
Group Yard Name Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Operational
Operator Petrobras

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News

23 Mar 2016

SDRL - Announces contract extension for West Tellus

Seadrill Limited ("SDRL" or "the Company") has been awarded an 18 month contract extension for the drillship West Tellus by Petroleo Brasileiro SA ("Petrobras"), commencing in April 2018 and securing work for the unit through the end of October 2019. The total backlog for the contract extension is approximately $164 million. As part of the agreement to extend the West Tellus, the Company has agreed to a dayrate reduction on the current contract effective from February 26th, 2016, resulting in a $132 million reduction in backlog. The net effect of this agreement is a $32 million increase in backlog.

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