Rig Data: Maersk Discoverer

Rig Name: Maersk Discoverer
Rig Manager: Maersk Drilling
Rig Owner: Maersk Drilling
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Semisub
Semisub Generation: 6
Rig Design: GustoMSC DSS-21
Rated Water Depth: 10,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 30,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Drilling
Operator: BP
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Rig Location
Region: Mediterranean
Country: Egypt
Current Water Depth: --
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: GustoMSC DSS-21
Built By: KeppelFELS  at the Singapore shipyard
Delivery Year: 2009
Flag: Singapore
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: NOV 210'; Capacity: 2,500,000 lbs
Drawworks: Wirth GH 6000-EG-AC 4,600 HP
Mud Pumps: 4 x Wirth TPK 7500psi WP, 2200 HP
Top Drive: NOV HPS-1000 AUX - HPS-750; 64.175 ft/lbs, 2300 HP
Rotary Table: Varco 60.5 in. diameter Model RST at main and auxiliary
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