Lamprell wins jackup rig order from Jindal


Lamprell has won a new contract award from Jindal for the construction and delivery of a completely outfitted and equipped LeTourneau designed jackup rig.

The work will be for a self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Platform of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design. The rig is designed to operate in water depths of up to 350 feet and will have a rated drilling depth of 30,000 feet. Lamprell will fabricate the jackup rig in its yard in Hamriyah.

Commenting on the contract award Nigel McCue, Chief Executive Officer, Lamprell, said, "We are delighted to be announcing the contract win with Jindal, and we look forward to working with Jindal on the successful delivery of this important project. This order further underlines the strength of the market for jackup rigs, and Lamprell's strong positioning within this market."

The new Hamriyah facility covers an area of 335,000 m² and can accommodate up to 13 jackup rigs simultaneously at the quayside and an additional 6 rigs in various stages of construction.

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