Operating in a water depth of 2,855m offshore of Malaysia, the Mærsk Deliverer in collaboration with Weatherford successfully deployed pressurised mud cap drilling as the optimal solution to drill the Tepat-1 exploration well for Total E&P Malaysia.
The operation was a success and set the record for the deepest water deployment of PMCD in the industry to date.
The Maersk Deliverer is a DSS-21 column stabilised dynamically positioned semi-submersible drilling rig, able to operate in water depths up to 10,000ft.
|Type||Self-Propelled A1 Column Stabilized Drilling Unit|
|Maximum drilling depth||32800ft/10000m|
|Maximum water depth||9840ft/3000 m|
|Minimum water depth||1640ft/500 m|
|Max Hook Load||2000k/lbs /907 Tons|
|BOP||18¾” 15,000 psi BOP system|
|Handling system||Dual pipe handling system with off line stand building capabilities|
|Deck crane||1 x 65 t rated Favelle Favco deck crane|
|Knuckle boom crane||1 x 165 t NOV Active Heave Compensated KBC|
|Pipe handling crane||1 x 3.5 t Pipe Handling Knuckle Boom Cranes|
|Mud pumps||4 x Wirth 14-P-2200, 7500psi HP single-acting triplex pumps|
|Top Drive||HPS 1000 rated for 7,500 psi and 2,300 hp|
|Accommodation||Single bed accommodation for 180 personnel|
Source: Maersk Drilling