Keppel Amfels To Build $195 Million Dollar Rig
POSTED: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 9:49am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 2:36pm
Keppel Amfels was awarded a contract to build a rig worth $195 million dollars. The company will build a jack-up rig and off shore drilling platform and will be employing around 500 people to construct it. The rig will be located off the coast of Mexico and used for searching for oil in the Gulf. It has the capability to drill wells of up to 30,000 feet at a depth of 375 feet.