FELS has delivered the third KFELS B Class design jackup drilling rig to Seadrill within budget and ahead of schedule.
This rig was named West Atlas by Lady Sponsor Anne-Marie Hood
, wife of Mr. Peter Hood, Executive Director - Chief Executive Officer of Coogee Resources Limited. He also graced the ceremony as Guest-of-Honor.
According to Keppel, West Atlas is the third KFELS B Class rig that Keppel FELS has delivered to Seadrill. The first rig, West Ceres (ex-Seadrill 3), was delivered to Seadrill in April 2006 and the second, West Prospero, was delivered in June 2007.
Keppel FELS is building one more KFELS B Class jackup rig and a semisubmersible drilling tender rig for Seadrill. They are progressing according to schedule and are scheduled for delivery between mid-2008 and end-2009 respectively.
West Atlas has already won a 480-day charter agreement with Coogee Resources Limited o
ffshore Western Australia.