Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type

Current Competitive Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type
Drill Barge 0.0%  (0/4)
Drillship 75.2%  (88/117)
Jackup 63.7%  (284/446)
Semisub 72.8%  (126/173)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2)
Updated: 5/21/2015
Historical Competitive Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type
Below is the breakdown of rig utilization by rig types for each time period indicated. Utilization numbers are based on a snapshot rig count. Only competitive rigs are included.
Rig Type Current Month Ago 6 Months Ago 1 Year Ago
Drill Barge 0.0%  (0/4) 25.0%  (1/4) 50.0%  (2/4) 50.0%  (2/4)
Drillship 75.2%  (88/117) 75.0%  (87/116) 78.6%  (88/112) 83.7%  (87/104)
Inland Barge 15.7%  (8/51) 27.5%  (14/51) 51.0%  (26/51) 54.9%  (28/51)
Jackup 63.7%  (284/446) 66.4%  (295/444) 76.9%  (330/429) 77.0%  (324/421)
Platform Rig 35.2%  (32/91) 36.7%  (33/90) 38.2%  (34/89) 47.1%  (41/87)
Semisub 72.8%  (126/173) 76.6%  (134/175) 74.9%  (149/199) 71.4%  (145/203)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2)
Tender 61.1%  (22/36) 62.9%  (22/35) 68.6%  (24/35) 63.9%  (23/36)
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Historical Offshore Rig Utilization
The following graph provides rig utilization rates for the last 3 years based on the number days on contract for the competitive rigs of this type.
Upcoming Utilization Highlights
Jan: Jackup May: Semisubmersible Sept: Drillship
Feb: Semisubmersible Jun: Drillship Oct: Jackup
Mar: Drillship Jul: Jackup Nov: Semisubmersible
Apr: Jackup Aug: Semisubmersible Dec: Drillship

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