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Rig Data: West Vela

Rig Name: West Vela
Rig Manager: Seadrill Ltd
Rig Owner: Seadrill Ltd
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Drillship
Drillship Type: Dynamic Positioning
Rig Design: Samsung S10000
Rated Water Depth: 12,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 37,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Drilling
Operator: BP
Contract start date, day rate, date available, future contract details, and more available via RigLogix.
Rig Location
Region: N. America - US GOM
Country: US
Current Water Depth: 4,248 ft
Location start date, end date, well location, past and future locations, and more available via RigLogix.
Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: Samsung S10000
Shipyard: Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea
Delivery Year: 2013
Flag: Panama
Construction costs, dimensions, capacities, and dozens of other fields of data on each rig are available via RigLogix.
Rig Equipment
Derrick: NOV; Capacity: 2,500,000 lbs
Drawworks: NOV AHD1250 9,000 HP
Mud Pumps: 4 x NOV 14-P-220, 2200 HP
Top Drive: NOV TDX-1250 7500psi WP, 1250 ton hoisting capacity, 2 x 1340hp AC motors, 2680 HP
Rotary Table: NOV 75.5 in. diameter
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