NDC receives eighth drilling unit

LAMPRELL PLC eighth drilling unit successfully delivered to National Drilling Company (NDC) The Group completes and delivers its 26th new build jackup rig Lamprell ( LAM), a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the energy industry, announces the completion of construction on a further jackup drilling rig, the Al Hudairiyat, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Company (NDC) within budget and as scheduled.
Completion and delivery of the jackup rig was marked at an inauguration ceremony held at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in the U.A.E. yesterday. The rig was completed to the highest standards of quality using the latest in drilling system technology from our suppliers and will depart the facility in Q1 en route to its drilling location in Abu Dhabi.
The contract for the NDC Al Hudairiyat rig was signed in November 2014 and this is the eighth rig in a series of nine being built and delivered by Lamprell to NDC. All nine rigs have been designed according to the Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E class design.
The remaining rig is proceeding on schedule and will be delivered as planned in 1H 2017.

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