Rig Data: West Vela

Rig Name: West Vela
Rig Manager: Seadrill Ltd
Rig Owner: Seadrill Partners
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Drillship
Drillship Type: Dynamic Positioning
Rig Design: Samsung Heavy Industries S10000
Rated Water Depth: 12,000 ft
Drilling Depth: 37,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Workover
Operator: BP
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Rig Location
Region: N. America - US GOM
Country: US
Current Water Depth: 5,673 ft
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: Samsung Heavy Industries S10000
Built By: Samsung Heavy Industries  at the Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea shipyard
Delivery Year: 2013
Flag: Panama
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: NOV; Capacity: 2,500,000 lbs
Drawworks: NOV AHD-1250 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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Manager: Transocean Ltd.
Location: S. America - Other & Carib.
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