Ensco takes delivery of ENSCO 121 jackup rig

Offshore staff

LONDONEnsco plc has taken delivery of ENSCO 121, the second of four ultra-premium harsh-environment jackup rigs in its ENSCO 120 Series. The rig is contracted to work 2Q 2014 in the North Sea at a day rate of $230,000.

ENSCO 121 was constructed at the Keppel FELS yard in Singapore, and will shortly be en route to Rotterdam for final loadout and crew familiarization.

ENSCO 120, the first rig in the series, is under contract in the North Sea. ENSCO 122 will be delivered 3Q 2014, and is also contracted for North Sea work. In November, Ensco ordered ENSCO 123, the fourth rig in the series, for delivery 2Q 2016.

These new jackup rigs are enhanced versions of the KFELS Super A design. Capable of operating in water depths up to 400 ft (122 m), ENSCO 120 Series rigs are designed for the most demanding large multi-well platform programs, ultra-deep gas programs, or ultra-long-reach wells up to 40,000 ft (12,192 m) in total drilling depth. The rigs’ design features increase the area of operability in the North Sea and other harsh-environment regions.

12/30/2013

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