Unithai Shipyard completes first-ever upgrade a Compact Driller Jack Up

General Press Releases Wednesday November 27, 2013 15:34
Bangkok--27 Nov--Unithai
Unithai Shipyard has completed upgrade and repair of the Shelf Drilling’s Jack up rig, Compact Driller operated for oil field exploration and development in the Gulf of Thailand.

The 292-foot-long, 200-foot-wide, 410-foot-high driller jack up was built in Vicksburg Mississippi, in 1992 and has served the oil and gas industry in Thailand for more than a decade. Its facility can accommodate 150 crew members and it is capable of drilling as deep as 25,000 feet.

This is the first time for Transocean (Shelf Drilling) to carry out upgrades and repairs of its jack-up rig in Thailand. The rig will soon leave the yard to continue operations in the gulf.
Unithai Shipyard had earlier completed repairs floating storage and offloading (FSO) for a major firm in the offshore oil and gas industry that it has now been delivered to the client.
The success of these offshore repair projects has marked a significant milestone in Unithai Shipyard’s strategy to expand beyond just ship repair.
“High-quality performance, excellent team, an enviable safety record and on-time delivery are the keys to the firm’s success, said Kurt Hoffman”, Chief Operating Officer of Shelf Drilling.
About Unithai Shipyard:

Unithai Shipyard and Engineering owns and operates Thailand's largest shipyard, located in deep sea port of Laem Chabang on the Eastern Seaboard of the Gulf of Thailand. Unithai Shipyard exists to provide complete range of ship repair, conversion, shipbuilding and offshore oil and gas fabrication works, serving the clients worldwide.

About Shelf Drilling:

Shelf Drilling is exclusively focused on providing best-in-class shallow water drilling services to the oil and gas industry in Asia, Africa and the Middle-East. Headquartered in Dubai, Shelf Drilling operates a fleet of 37 jack up drilling rigs and one swamp barge that the firm has acquired from Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)

About Transocean

Transocean is a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. The company specializes in technically demanding sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services. Transocean owns or has partial ownership interests in, and operates a fleet of 82 mobile offshore drilling units.


Latest Press Release

SPECA at 20: Strengthening the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia to deliver on the 2030 Agenda

Marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), high-level participants from the seven landlocked participating countries - Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,...

Photo Release: IMPACT organizes the first edition of Barista Champion at Terrazza restaurant

Mr. Loy Joon How (middle), General Manager of IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., along with Mr. Jessada Kreesuradach, Manager of Group Restaurant, joined judges' panel for the first edition of Barista Champion competition organized by IMPACT...

DHL Express announces its 2019 price adjustments in Thailand

- Rate increase by an average of 4.9% for shipments weighing less than 70Kg, and 5% to 10% for shipments weighting more than 70Kg, effective January 1, 2019 September 21, 2018: DHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider,...

Photo Release: Thailand Prime Minister and his colleagues visit Digital Thailand Big Bang 2018

General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand and Miss Ajarin Pattanapanchai, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, recently visit Seagate booth in the "Digital Thailand Big Bang 2018" under the "Thailand Big Data"...

FUN STAY AND FREE PLAY IN HUA HIN THIS OCTOBER AT CENTARA GRAND HUA HIN AND VANA NAVA

Pack your bags all moms and dads, and get ready for a fun and free school-holiday trip this October as Hua Hin's best-loved Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin has recently launched a special "Stay & Play" package that features not only a...

Related Topics