Vietsovpetro takes delivery of new jack-up rig

Vietnamese drilling rig builder PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard has delivered the Tam Dao 05 jack-up drilling rig to Vietsovpetro, the joint Russian-Vietnamese company for oil and gas exploration.

Following 32 months of construction, the handover ceremony was held on Friday, August 12, 2016, in Vietnam.

Tam Dao 05 is a jack-up drilling rig built to the F&G JU-2000-E design. The rig can operate in depths of up to 120 meters, with a maximum drilling depth set at 9.000 meters.

PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard), is a subsidiary of PetroVietnam Oil & Gas Group (PetroVietnam). The Tam Dao 05 drilling rig is the second jack-up rig domestically manufactured by subsidiaries of PetroVietnam. The first was Tam Dao 03 which was put into operation in 2012.

Le Hung, Managing Director of PV Shipyard said at the ceremony: “We are glad to complete and handover this new build jack-up rig to Vietsovpetro on time and on budget.”