Rig Data: Blackford Dolphin

Rig Name: Blackford Dolphin
Rig Manager: Dolphin Drilling
Rig Owner: Fred Olsen ASA
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Semisub
Semisub Generation: 5
Rig Design: Aker H-3
Rated Water Depth: 7,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 30,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Drilling
Operator: Chevron
Contract start date, day rate, date available, future contract details, and more available via RigLogix.
Rig Location
Region: Europe - North Sea
Country: UK
Current Water Depth: --
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: DNV
Rig Design: Aker H-3
Built By: Nylands Mek Verksted  at the Sandnes, Norway shipyard
Delivery Year: 1974
Flag: Singapore
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: NOV 185' x 40' x 40'; Capacity: 1,500,000 lbs
Drawworks: NOV SSGD 4600 4,000 HP
Mud Pumps: 3 x National 14-P-220, 2200 HP
Top Drive: NOV HPS 750-E-AC-KT 750 ton capacity, 1150 HP
Rotary Table: NOV 60.5 in. diameter Model D605
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