Japan Drilling Co. (JDC)'s newest and largest offshore rig which is ideally suited to deep drilling in rough-weather areas is highlighted here. The mobile, self-propelled semisubmersible is now drilling for Gulf in the Sea of Japan. Specifications, the riser system and drilling equipment of the new rig which is capable of drilling to 30,000 ft in 1,650 ft of water are briefly discussed.

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    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  United States  75221
  • Publication Date: 1978-1-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 98
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 76
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174247
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1978 12:00AM