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  • jwsull jwsull Jun 5, 2013 5:36 PM Flag

    $900M for 2 jacks is 2x too much

    $900m for 2 jackuos of any kind sounds expensive. why not just pay $1.2B and get 2 drill ships?

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    • Keppel to Build Jackup Rigs Worth $820 Million

      Press Release: Thursday, March 28, 2013

      Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), secured contracts from Mexican drilling company, Grupo R, to build four jackup rigs worth $820 million (USD).The jackup rigs will be built to Keppel's proprietary KFELS B Class design and are scheduled for delivery progressively from 2Q 2015 to 4Q 2015. When completed, Keppel FELS will have built 10 KFELS B Class jackup rigs for Mexican customers since 2012, including two for PEMEX. Customized to Grupo R's requirements, the rigs will be able to operate in water depths of up to 400 feet and drill to depths of 30,000 feet.

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