bluewater_uisge_grom_fpso_bigPacific Drilling S.A. announced that it has taken delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Khamsin.

The drillship begins mobilizing to Nigeria today, where it will commence a two year drilling contract.

Pacific Khamsin, which features the most advanced drilling technology in the offshore drilling industry, including dual load path capability and dual drilling fluid systems, is capable of operating in water depths of up to 12,000 feet and drilling wells up to 40,000 feet deep.


Information from Offshore Energy Today was used in this report.