Rowan announces rig launch

 

 

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Rowan Companies, Inc., reports that the rig EXL IV was launched from the Keppel AmFELS dock in Brownsville, Texas, on April 10. It is set for delivery, after the final construction phase, in January 2012. The Rowan EXL IV is a LeTourneau Technologies EXL class jackup, and has a hook load of 2 million lb; a leg length of 444 ft; and a maximum drilling depth of 35,000 ft in 320 ft of water.

04/13/2011 
Click to Enlarge
EXL IV launches from the Keppel AmFELS dock in Brownsville, Texas.



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...