Rig Data: Discoverer Inspiration

Rig Name: Discoverer Inspiration
Rig Manager: Transocean Ltd.
Rig Owner: Transocean Partners LLC
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Drillship
Drillship Type: Dynamic Positioning
Rig Design: Transocean Ltd. Enterprise Class Enhanced
Rated Water Depth: 12,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 40,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Drilling
Operator: Chevron
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Rig Location
Region: N. America - US GOM
Country: US
Current Water Depth: 4,023 ft
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: DNV
Rig Design: Transocean Ltd. Enterprise Class Enhanced
Built By: Daewoo Shipbuilding  at the Okpo, South Korea shipyard
Delivery Year: 2009
Flag: Marshall Islands
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: NOV 226' x 80' x 80'; Capacity: 2,500,000 lbs; Racking: 2,500 lbs
Drawworks: NOV 6,900 HP
Mud Pumps: 5 x NOV HEX 240 7,500 psi, each powered by two AC electric motors
Top Drive: Maritime Hydraulics MDDM 2 x MDDM 1,250 st with 2 each AC variable frequency drive motors, 2540 HP
Rotary Table: NOV 75.5 in. diameter 1 x NOV 75.1/2 hydraulic (forward); 1 x NOV 60.1/2 hydraulic (aft)
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