Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 108, its ninth jackup rig for ENSCO International Inc (ENSCO) on schedule, within budget and with zero loss time incidents.
Of this outstanding achievement, Mr Choo Chiau Beng, Chairman & CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said, “Construction of ENSCO 108 was a true mark of the efficiency and precision in project design, management and execution.
ENSCO 108 was named by Lady Sponsor, Mrs Marcia Hunzeker at a ceremony at Keppel FELS on 24 March 2007. Mrs Hunzeker is wife of Mr Russ Hunzeker, Drilling
and Completions Manager of BP Tanguh.
ENSCO 108 is built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class jackup
rig design. She is expected to depart the Keppel FELS’ yard in April on her maiden assignment in Indonesia for BP.
In addition to building premium jackup units, Keppel FELS has also been tasked by ENSCO to construct three new ultra-deepwater semisubmersibles based on ENSCO’s proprietary ENSCO 8500 Series design.