Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type

Current Competitive Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type
Drill Barge 0.0%  (0/4)
Drillship 68.6%  (83/121)
Jackup 62.6%  (270/431)
Semisub 68.4%  (117/171)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2)
Updated: 7/28/2015
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) 0.0%  (0/4) 50.0%  (2/4) 50.0%  (2/4)
Drillship 68.6%  (83/121) 68.9%  (82/119) 71.1%  (81/114) 87.6%  (92/105)
Inland Barge 23.5%  (12/51) 25.5%  (13/51) 39.2%  (20/51) 58.8%  (30/51)
Jackup 62.6%  (270/431) 65.1%  (282/433) 73.3%  (315/430) 78.0%  (330/423)
Platform Rig 27.5%  (25/91) 29.7%  (27/91) 40.0%  (36/90) 42.7%  (38/89)
Semisub 68.4%  (117/171) 68.4%  (117/171) 78.1%  (143/183) 71.6%  (144/201)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2)
Tender 52.6%  (20/38) 61.1%  (22/36) 65.7%  (23/35) 66.7%  (22/33)
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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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