Transocean water-depth drilling record

July 9, 2013

Transocean Ltd. today announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1 has set a new world record for the deepest water depth by an offshore drilling rig. The rig recently spudded a well in 10,411ft (3174m) of water, while working for ONGC off the India’s east coast. This accomplishment surpasses Transocean’s prior world record of 10,385ft of water (3165m) also set by the same vessel, while working for ONGC in India in February.



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