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Rig Data: GSF Explorer

Rig Name: GSF Explorer
Rig Manager: Transocean Ltd.
Rig Owner: Transocean Ltd.
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Drillship
Drillship Type: Dynamic Positioning
Rig Design: Global Marine Glomar Explorer
Rated Water Depth: 7,800 ft
Drilling Depth: 30,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Retired
Operator: --
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Rig Location
Region: Asia - SouthEast
Country: Malaysia
Current Water Depth: --
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: Global Marine Glomar Explorer
Shipyard: Atlantic Marine Mobile AL
Delivery Year: 1998
Flag: Vanuatu
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: Morinoak 170' x 61' x 42'; Capacity: 2,000,000 lbs
Drawworks: National Oilwell 2040 4,000 HP
Mud Pumps: 3 x National Oilwell 14-P-220 triplex rated to 7,500psi, 2200 HP; 1 x National Oilwell 12-P-160 triplex rated to 5000psi, 1600 HP
Top Drive: Varco TDS-4S Varco TDS-4S, 650 short tons drilling, 750 short tons on hook, continuous drilling torque rating 45,500ft-lbs, with Varco PH85 pip handler.
Rotary Table: National Oilwell 49.5 in. diameter Model C-495 Hydraulic motor driven, non-drilling
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