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RIG 92
Extended reach

  • Boldon Drilling Rig 92 - Manufactured in Great Yarmouth by National Oilwell Varco and commissioned at BP's Wytch Farm oilfield in Dorset, UK, in February 2004
  • ERD - Designed specially for extended reach drilling with a racking capacity of 9,350m (30,668')
  • M.I.L. / N.O.V. Mast to API 4F - 43.67m (143'3") clear height with a maximum combined hook load of 770,000lbs
  • M.I.L. Varco Substructure to API 4F - 8.53m (28') high. 500,000 lbs casing capacity with 350,000 lbs setback capacity
  • Ideco E900 drawworks, 900KW (1,200HP)
  • Varco IDS 4 AC Top Drive mounted on a torque tube. 8,848kgm (64,000ftlb) intermittent, 6,083kgm (44,000ftlb) continuous available torque
  • 2no. Gardner Denver PZ11 mud pumps each powered by 2no. GE752 DC electric motors providing 2,387KW (3,200HP) in total.
  • 1,200bbl mud tank system
  • 3no. Caterpillar 3512B diesel generator sets producing 1MW electrical power each
  • Ross-Hill SCR drive system
  • IHC four-beam skidding system allowing up to 90m skid with full pipe set back
  • 3" x 5,000psi Anson choke manifold
  • 13 5/8" x 5,000psi Cameron triple ram B.O.P stack with Hydril GK 13 5/8" x 5000psi Annular B.O.P
  • Air powered B.O.P hoists mounted in substructure
  • All major units are acoustically clad allowing Rig 92 to operate in environmentally sensitive areas

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