Al Gharbia jackup departs for duty offshore Abu Dhabi

Offshore staff

SHARJAH, UAELamprell has delivered its latest jackup, Al Gharbia, to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC).

Construction and handover were completed on time and within budget, at the fabricator’s Hamriyah complex.

The rig was due to depart this week for its drilling location offshore Abu Dhabi.

This was the seventh rig in a series of nine rigs Lamprell is building for NDC, all of the Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design.

The remaining two rigs are on schedule for delivery in 2017.


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