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Rigzone tracks the worldwide offshore rig fleet through its proprietary RigLogix database, and we make some of the key rig fleet data available to you here. You'll find information on offshore rig utilization, day rates, contracts, equipment specs, and much more.

Worldwide Offshore Rig Utilization
Statistics for the primary segments of the competitive offshore rig fleet.
Month Drillships Jackups Semisubs
February 2015 90 112 80.4% 353 441 80.0% 151 172 87.8%
January 2015 89 111 80.2% 351 438 80.1% 155 171 90.6%
December 2014 92 110 83.6% 356 436 81.7% 154 172 89.5%
November 2014 94 108 87.0% 361 431 83.8% 154 172 89.5%
October 2014 93 106 87.7% 364 429 84.8% 152 173 87.9%
September 2014 92 104 88.5% 363 428 84.8% 153 173 88.4%
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Offshore Rig Utilization Last 12 Months Utilization Graph Legend

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Recent Offshore Rig Activity Notes Sample
Below is a sample of the 11 rig activity notes from the last week available to RigLogix subscribers.
March 16   |   Paragon C20052   |   300 ft.   Jackup
Paragon Offshore has confirmed that the Paragon C20052 (300' ILC) has been awarded a one-well contract with Tulip Oil at a rate in the mid-$140s. As reported in January, the contract is expected to start in July and run through August. The rig is currently available in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.

March 16   |   Paragon L782   |   300 ft.   Jackup
Noble Energy hired the Paragon L782 (300' ILC) for work offshore Cameroon. The contract is expected to start late June 2015 and run through mid-September at a rate in the low-$90s. Currently, the rig is working for Marathon offshore Equatorial Guinea at a rate in the low-$170s which will drop to the mid-$160s in late March and continue through late June.

March 16   |   Paragon L783   |   300 ft.   Jackup
South Atlantic Petroleum extended its contract for the Paragon L783 (300' ILC) from late March to late April at a lower rate. The rate decreased from the mid-$140s to the high-$120s beginning early March. The rig is currently operating offshore Benin.

March 16   |   ENSCO 5005   |   1,700 ft.   Semisub
PTTEP has shortened its contract with the ENSCO 5005 (mid-water semisub) from August 2015 to June 2015 and elected not to exercise their two-well option for the rig. Currently, the rig is earning a rate in the low-$230s while working on PTTEP's Zawtika field development program offshore Myanmar.

March 16   |   ENSCO 110   |   400 ft.   Jackup
Ensco has taken delivery of their latest jackup, ENSCO 110 (400' ILC) from Keppel FELS in Singapore. The KFELS MOD V B Bigfoot designed unit is capable of working in water depths up to 400' and has a rated drilling depth capability of 30,000'. Ensco does not yet have a contract for the rig, but reports indicate the company could be close to securing work which is believed to be in the Middle East.

6 other rig notes were published last week that are only available to RigLogix subscribers. Subscribe today to get them all in your inbox each Friday.