• 2019 October 15 17:36

    Keppel delivers fourth jackup rig to Borr Drilling

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), delivered the state-of-the-art jackup rig, Hermod, to Borr Drilling Limited (Borr Drilling) safely, on time and within budget, the company said in its release.

    Built to Keppel's proprietary KFELS B Class design, Hermod is the fourth of eleven jackup rigs that Keppel is building for Borr Drilling.

    Developed by Keppel O&M's technology arm, Offshore Technology Development, the KFELS B Class rigs have a market share of about a quarter of all jackup rigs delivered since 2000. The cost-effective rig, which incorporates environmentally friendly features that reduce emissions and discharges, is designed to operate in 400 feet water depth and drill to 30,000 feet. It is equipped with a full 15,000 psi BOP system, with accommodation for up to 150 personnel.

    Keppel O&M has previously delivered the Saga, Skald, and Thor jackup rigs to Borr Drilling.

    About Keppel Offshore & Marine

    Keppel O&M is a global leader in offshore rig design, construction and repair, specialised shipbuilding, as well as ship repair and conversion. Its portfolio of proprietary designs and floating production solutions meets a broad spectrum of operating requirements, including deep waters and harsh environments. Backed by robust operational excellence, Keppel O&M innovates and leverages new technologies to deliver projects on time, on budget, safely, reliably, and to the highest quality.

    About Borr Drilling

    Borr Drilling is an international drilling contractor that owns and operates jack-up rigs of modern and high-specification designs providing drilling services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide in water depths up to approximately 400 feet.




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