Rig Data: Hercules 262

Rig Name: Hercules 262
Rig Manager: Hercules Offshore
Rig Owner: Hercules Offshore
Competitive Rig: Yes
Rig Type: Jackup
Jackup Type: Independent Leg Cantilever
Rig Design: LeTourneau Class 82-SD-C
Rated Water Depth: 250 ft
Drilling Depth: 20,000 ft
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Rig Contract & Operating Status
Operating Status: Drilling
Operator: Saudi Aramco (NOC)
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Rig Location
Region: MidEast - Persian Gulf
Country: Saudi Arabia
Current Water Depth: --
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Rig Construction Details
Classification: ABS
Rig Design: LeTourneau Class 82-SD-C
Built By: Davie Shipbuilding  at the Quebec, Canada shipyard
Delivery Year: 1982
Flag: Liberia
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Rig Equipment
Derrick: Derrick Services Limited 160' x 30' x 30'; Capacity: 1,000,000 lbs
Drawworks: National Oilwell 1320-UE 2,000 HP
Mud Pumps: 2 x National Oilwell 12-P-160 triplex each driven by two GE752 Hi-torque DC traction motors, rated to 5,000psi, 1600 HP
Top Drive: Varco TDS-3H 500 short tons, continuous drilling torque rating 31,000 ft-lbs., with a Varco PH60 pipe handler
Rotary Table: National Oilwell 37.5 in. diameter Model C-375 driven by independent DC electric motor with two speed gear box
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Manager: ENSCO
Location: Europe - North Sea
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