Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type

Current Competitive Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type
Drill Barge 25.0%  (1/4)
Drillship 71.9%  (87/121)
Jackup 61.0%  (264/433)
Semisub 64.1%  (109/170)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2)
Updated: Monday, August 31, 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 25.0%  (1/4) 25.0%  (1/4) 50.0%  (2/4) 50.0%  (2/4)
Drillship 71.9%  (87/121) 67.8%  (82/121) 73.0%  (84/115) 86.8%  (92/106)
Inland Barge 19.6%  (10/51) 29.4%  (15/51) 29.4%  (15/51) 56.9%  (29/51)
Jackup 61.0%  (264/433) 62.6%  (269/430) 70.4%  (304/432) 78.8%  (335/425)
Platform Rig 29.1%  (25/86) 30.2%  (26/86) 38.1%  (32/84) 37.3%  (31/83)
Semisub 64.1%  (109/170) 68.6%  (116/169) 77.4%  (137/177) 72.6%  (146/201)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2) 0.0%  (0/2)
Tender 52.8%  (19/36) 55.6%  (20/36) 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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