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Rig Data: Deepwater Nautilus

Rig Name: Deepwater Nautilus
Rig Manager: Transocean Ltd.
Rig Owner: Transocean Ltd.
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Semisub
Semisub Generation: 5
Rig Design: Reading & Bates RBS-8M
Rated Water Depth: 8,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 30,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Inspection
Operator: Shell
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Rig Location
Region: N. America - US GOM
Country: US
Current Water Depth: --
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: Reading & Bates RBS-8M
Shipyard: Ulsan, Korea
Delivery Year: 2000
Flag: Vanuatu
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: Dreco 48' x 48'; Capacity: 2,000,000 lbs
Drawworks: Hitec
Mud Pumps: 4 x National Oilwell 14-P-220 7500 psi, 2200 HP
Top Drive: Varco TDS-8S 750 ton
Rotary Table: Skytop Brewster 60 in. diameter hydraulic rotary drive
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