Rowan Companies introduced that the Rowan Gorilla VI (a Super Gorilla class jack-up) has been prolonged by Shell in Trinidad. The rig will proceed its present drilling program till roughly March of 2019. Thereafter, the Rowan Gorilla VI will probably be used for platform assist and lodging work till roughly September of 2019, with an choice to increase this work additional till November 2019.
Rowan is a world supplier of contract drilling providers with a fleet of 25 cellular offshore drilling models, composed of 21 self-elevating jack-up rigs and 4 ultra-deepwater drillships. The Company’s fleet operates worldwide, together with the United States Gulf of Mexico, the United Kingdom and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East, the Mediterranean Sea, and Trinidad. Additionally, the Company is a 50/50 companion in a three way partnership with Saudi Aramco, entitled ARO Drilling, that owns a fleet of seven self-elevating jack-up rigs that function within the Arabian Gulf. The Company’s Class A Ordinary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange below the image “RDC.” For extra info on the Company, please go to
Rowan Gorilla VI is a LeTourneau 450 ft Super Gorilla class jackup constructed at Vicksburg shipyard, Mississippi, in 2001.
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