Swamp Barge (With Optional Submerged Caissons)

Swamp Barge (With Optional Submerged Caissons)

Swamp Barge (With Optional Submerged Caissons) is one of the drilling rig design concepts for offshore drilling in shallow water environments.

  • Swamp barges are a proven concept and can operate in…

Land rig on barge (with optional submerged caissons)

Land rig on barge (with optional submerged caissons)

Land rig on barge (with optional submerged caissons) is one of the drilling rig design concepts for offshore shallow water depth environments.

  • Barges are a proven concept in shallow water and can…

Shallow Draft Jack-Up

Shallow Draft Jack-Up

Shallow Draft Jack-Up  is one of the rig design concepts for offshore drilling in shallow water environments.

1. Water depth range: 5 – 100m. Shallow water capability from fully retracting spud…

Land rig on artificial island (shallow water)

Land rig on artificial island (shallow water)

Land rig on artificial island is one of the drilling rig concepts for offshore drilling in shallow water environments.


1. Water depth range:  0-10m.  Costs rise significantly with water…

Cantilever Drilling Barge

Cantilever Drilling Barge

Cantilever Drilling Barge  is one of the rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

  • Water depth range: 3 – 7m
  • Low environmental impact
  • Suitable for ice. This is a development of the…

Standard Jack-Up

Standard Jack-Up

Standard Jack-Up is one of the rig design concepts for offshore driling in shallow water environments.

 1. Water depth range 10 to 120 m for standard Jack-ups

Minimum draft for small jack-up is…

Posted Barge With Land or Modular Drilling Rig

Posted Barge With Land or Modular Drilling Rig

Posted Barge With Land Or Modular Rig is one of the rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

1. Could operate in water depth of 1 to 10 m.

2. Environmental Impact Potentially low.

3.…

Drilling Rig on Pre-Installed Piles and Modules for shallow water depth

Drilling Rig on Pre-Installed Piles and Modules for shallow water depth

Drilling Rig on Pre-Installed Piles and Modules is one of the drilling rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

1. Water depth range: 0 – 3 m.

2. Low environment impact

3. Particularly…

Heli-Rig

Heli-Rig

Heli-Rig is one of the rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

 

1. Independent of water depth. Requires a support structure which in itself would not be helicopter transportable,…

Steel Caisson and Drilling rig

Steel Caisson and Drilling rig

Drilling rig on a Steel Caisson is one of the drilling rig design concepts for offshore shallow water environments.

1. Water depth range: 5 – 100m however must be designed for a limited water depth…

Semi-Submersible

Semi-Submersible

Semi-Submersible is one of the drilling rig design concepts for offshore shallow water environments.

1. Water depth range: 30 – 1000m

2. Environmental Impact low

3. Not suitable for ice

4. Suitable…

Submersible drilling rig

Submersible drilling rig

Submersible driling rig is one of the drilling rig design concepts for offshore shallow water environments.

 

1. Could operate in water depth of 3 to 30 m.

2. Environmental Impact Potentially…

Jacket Supported “Offshore’’ Rig

Jacket Supported “Offshore’’ Rig

Jacket Supported Offshore Rig is one of the rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

  • Steel Jacket can be tailored to water depth.
  • Rig design is independent of water depth.
  • Environment…

Modularised and Pile Elevated Drilling Rig

Modularised and Pile Elevated Drilling Rig

Modularised and Pile Elevated Drilling Rig  is one of the drilling rig design concepts for shallow water environments.

1. Water depth range: 2 – 10m

2. Low environment impact. Installation and…