Deepsea Aberdeen is an enhanced GVA7500 harsh environment design and is Odfjell Drilling’s third rig of the well proven and optimised design. It is a sister rig to the Deepsea Atlantic and Deepsea Stavanger.
The unit is designed for operations in harsh environments and at water depths of up to 3,000 m.
The unit is designed for operations in harsh environments and at water depths of up to 3,000 m. The 7,500 mt loading capacity in all operating conditions ensures efficiency, with a reduced need for supply.
The rig has a state-of-the-art, highly efficient drilling system, which includes a dual derrick with a main and an auxiliary work centre to facilitate a number of simultaneous operations. The drilling system has dual active heave compensating drawworks for increased performance, efficiency, safety and redundancy. The rig is designed for worldwide operation and will be especially suitable for development drilling.
|Current client||Equinor Energy|
|Construction yard||DSME, South Korea|
|Water depth capacity||3000|
|Drilling depth capacity||10670|
|Variable deck load||7500|
|Thrusters||8 ea. Wartsila, 4300 kW|
|Mud pumps||4. ea NOV 14-P-220|
|BOP||NOV Shaffer 6 ram MUX, 15k|
|Deck cranes||NOV KBC – 100t|
|Energy storage||Odfjell hybrid|