CIMC Raffles Delivers Jack-up Rig to Sinopec

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Sunday, June 08, 2014
CIMC Raffles' Rig

 

A Jack-up Drilling Rig which was constructed by CIMC Raffles with Sinopec Independent design named “New Sheng Li 1#” was delivered to Sinopec Sheng Li Petroleum Engineering Co., Ltd. at CIMC Raffles on 6th June 2014.

This was the 7th Jack-up drilling rigs that CIMC Raffles has delivered. It will be towed to Bohai Bay providing drilling service to Sinopec Sheng Li Oilfield soon.  CCS and CIMC Raffles top  leaders attended the delivery ceremony.

“New Sheng Li 1#” was the first new-build offshore drilling rig since Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation was founded in 2012. The basic design and detail design was done by Sheng Li Drilling Technology Research Institute, the shop design and construction design was completed by CIMC Raffles. Equipment localization rate reaches above 90%.

“New Sheng Li 1#” was the largest and most advanced offshore drilling rig that Sheng Li Oilfield owned currently. Its modular length is 56 m, modular breadth is 54 m, modular depth is 5.5 m. The rig is able to operate in water depth up to 50 m, and has a drilling depth up to 7000 m. The rig is equipped with a cantilever and a top drive, it is able to drill up to 30 wells at most in one stand.

Classed by CCS. “New Sheng Li 1#” was optimized and upgrade based on its sister rig “Sheng Li 10#”, with DCS+ESD system was installed, it can get remote diagnosis and emergency control.“New Sheng Li 1#” started construction on 25th June 2013, lots of new technology were applied. The whole project only took 346 days to complete, it is the shortest construction period compare with other rigs of similar type.

Since 1977, CIMC Raffles has constructed and delivered China first submersible drilling rig “Sheng Li 1#” for Sheng Li Oilfield, CIMC Raffles has also maintained a series of offshore drilling rigs including “Sheng Li 2#”, “Sheng Li 3#”, “Sheng Li 5#”, “Sheng Li 6#” and “Sheng Li 8#”.

The top leader of Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation said the delivery of “New Sheng Li 1#” is not only the land point of the development strategy of the their headquarters but also the new opportunity of offshore business development of Sheng Li Petroleum Engineering company.

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

25,000-TEU Ships Possible, Not Practical

Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou said ships with capacities of 25,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units are possible but not practical today, and that he expects 18,000-19,

Floater Orders 2014

25 Units Orders in 2014:  10 FPSOs, 1 Barge, 4 FLNGs, 7 FSRUs & 3 FSOs The overall number of orders is similar to the average ordering pace over the past 10 years,

Editorial: Gettin’ Crabby with Deadliest Catch

As February is our traditional cruise shipping edition, naturally we’ve selected a fishing boat and two crabs for the cover. But as many of you may already know,

Offshore

Nabors Posts Quarterly Loss as Drilling Activity Slows

Offshore driller Nabors Industries Ltd reported a quarterly loss, hurt by lower drilling activity amid a slump in global crude prices.   The company posted a net loss of $891.

Maersk Drilling Secures Contract for Newest Drillship

Maersk Drilling was awarded a contract from eni Ghana Exploration and Production Ltd. for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager.   The contract

Floater Orders 2014

25 Units Orders in 2014:  10 FPSOs, 1 Barge, 4 FLNGs, 7 FSRUs & 3 FSOs The overall number of orders is similar to the average ordering pace over the past 10 years,

Energy

Nabors Posts Quarterly Loss as Drilling Activity Slows

Offshore driller Nabors Industries Ltd reported a quarterly loss, hurt by lower drilling activity amid a slump in global crude prices.   The company posted a net loss of $891.

Floater Orders 2014

25 Units Orders in 2014:  10 FPSOs, 1 Barge, 4 FLNGs, 7 FSRUs & 3 FSOs The overall number of orders is similar to the average ordering pace over the past 10 years,

Interview: Nakilat's Samir Bailouni

SGMF Membership - Uncovered: An interview with Samir Bailouni, Nakilat The Society for Gas and Marine Fuel (SGMF) recently interviewed one of its members, Samir

News

Green Groups Sue Port of Seattle

A coalition of environmental groups has sued the Port of Seattle over a leasing agreement to host Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling fleet, claiming the deal was negotiated

Lomar Adds Seven Container Ships to its Fleet

Lomar Corporation, a Libra Group company, has again added to its fleet of container ships with the purchase of three vessels plus an order for up to four new buildings from the Yangzijiang Shipyard,

Canadian Navy Delays Opening of Arctic facility

Canada's military has again delayed the opening of a major new Arctic port, a sign the government is struggling to assert sovereignty over a remote resource-rich region.

Offshore Energy

Nabors Posts Quarterly Loss as Drilling Activity Slows

Offshore driller Nabors Industries Ltd reported a quarterly loss, hurt by lower drilling activity amid a slump in global crude prices.   The company posted a net loss of $891.

Maersk Drilling Secures Contract for Newest Drillship

Maersk Drilling was awarded a contract from eni Ghana Exploration and Production Ltd. for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager.   The contract

Floater Orders 2014

25 Units Orders in 2014:  10 FPSOs, 1 Barge, 4 FLNGs, 7 FSRUs & 3 FSOs The overall number of orders is similar to the average ordering pace over the past 10 years,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Port Authority Salvage Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2091 sec (5 req/sec)