Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type

Current Competitive Offshore Rig Utilization by Rig Type
Drill Barge 0.0%  (0/4)
Drillship 73.5%  (86/117)
Jackup 63.4%  (282/445)
Semisub 72.7%  (125/172)
Submersible 0.0%  (0/2)
Updated: 5/5/2015
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 73.5%  (86/117) 74.4%  (87/117) 81.1%  (90/111) 82.4%  (84/102)
Inland Barge 19.2%  (10/52) 21.2%  (11/52) 48.1%  (25/52) 50.0%  (26/52)
Jackup 63.4%  (282/445) 67.7%  (300/443) 76.0%  (326/429) 76.7%  (323/421)
Platform Rig 37.4%  (34/91) 37.8%  (34/90) 37.1%  (33/89) 44.8%  (39/87)
Semisub 72.7%  (125/172) 76.6%  (134/175) 74.7%  (148/198) 73.4%  (149/203)
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) 61.1%  (22/36)
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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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