Transocean sets drilling record

OE Staff
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Transocean Ltd. announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1 set a new world record for the deepest water depth by an offshore drilling rig. The drillship spudded a well in 10,411ft (3,174m) water depth, while drilling off India’s east coast for ONGC. This surpasses Transocean’s prior record of 10,385ft (3,165m) set by the same drillship in February 2013.

Categories: Vessels Deepwater Drilling Asia

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