Aban Press release

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Aban P
ress release



P
ress
release

on the occasion of the Naming Ceremony of the
new
Rig Deep Driller 5



Aban Singapore Pte Ltd, is proud to commemorate the completion of Deep Driller 5, the
fourth in the Deep Driller series of the new
-
build advanced Jack
-
up Rigs and the third
from Keppel FELS, which we
re ordered by its wholly owned s
ubsidiary, Sinvest AS in
Norway.
The state of the art rig is
of Super B class,
equipped with skid
-
off

capabilities
and high capacity hook load of two million

pounds for operat
ions in high temperature and
high

pressure wells and are capable of drilling upto 35,000 feet in ultra
-
deep wells under
harsh conditions. The earlier Rigs of the same class, Deep Driller 2 and 3 are currently
being employed in Brunei and Malaysia.


Speaki
ng on the occasion of the naming ceremony of Deep Driller 5, Mr. Reji Abraham,
Manag
ing Director, Aban Offshore Ltd. said


“Aban’s acquisition of the complete share
holdings of Sinvest AS in Norway, early this year, was a significant milestone in its
hist
ory and a step
-
change in the Offshore Drilling Industry in this part of the world, in
be
com
ing the first Asian Company to be having 20 Offshore assets in our fleet.
Keppel
FELS Super B

class
Rigs are the very latest and the most advanced in their class, a
nd are
best suited to operate some of the most challenging wells that exist today
.



Aban Singapore Pte. Ltd. (ASPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aban Offshore Ltd.,
(formerly known as Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore Ltd.). Incorporated in 1986, Aban
Offshor
e Ltd is India’s largest offshore drilling entity in the private sector, offering
world
-
class drilling and other services, and is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company. Aban
Offshore aims at providing innovative and cost effective solutions in the demanding f
ield
of offshore oil exploration and production in the world. The Group has a total of twenty
offshore assets which includes fifteen jack
-
up offshore drilling rigs, two drill ships, one
floating production platform and a jack
-
up rig and drill ship each on
bareboat charter
.
Sinvest AS is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASPL.