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Deepwater Drillship

Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling un-veiled the identity of a new state-of-the-art drillship (Fig. 8) to be operated by the company. A naming ceremony for the 751-ft-long ultradeepwater asset—now known as Bolette Dolphin—took place at the Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, where the ship is being built. The drillship, designed for efficient deepwater drilling and completion activity, will start work for Anadarko later this year and has been contracted for a 4-year international campaign. The  Bolette Dolphin is equipped to operate in 12,000 ft of water and has a maximum drilling depth of 40,000 ft.

Fig. 8: The Bolette Dolphin, Dolphin Drilling’s new 751-ft drillship.

 


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