Keppel FELS signs $1.2b rigs contract


Singapore: Keppel FELS Limited has signed a US$1.2 billion contract with Ukraine’s National Joint-Stock Company “Naftogaz of Ukraine” to construct two semisubmersible drilling rigs.
The rigs will be customised for the Black Sea environment using durable grades of steel with increased thickness to form the basis of the structural design of the hull and pontoons of the rigs.
Wong Kok Seng, Managing Director (Offshore) of Keppel O&M and Managing Director of Keppel FELS said, “We are pleased to be chosen by Naftogaz to work on these two complex projects for the Black Sea.” [04/12/12]

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