DUBAI – Lamprell has received a contract award from the National Drilling Co. (NDC) for the construction and delivery of two high specification jackup drilling rigs. The contract is valued at $365 million.
The rigs will be completely outfitted, LeTourneau-designed, of Super 116E class self-elevating mobile offshore drilling units with a rated drilling depth of 30,000 ft (9,144 m). The rigs will be constructed at Lamprell’s facility in Hamriyah, United Arab Emirates, with planned delivery dates in 4Q 2016 and 2Q 2017.
Lamprell previously received contracts by NDC for a series of six identical rigs and are on schedule to complete construction of the final two jackup rigs, with the first four being delivered on time and on budget.
Under the terms of the contract, NDC also has the right to exercise options for Lamprell to build up to an additional three jackup rigs of the same design.