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Brazil Offshore Rigs

Sourced from RigLogix, a monthly updated list of Brazilian offshore drilling rigs, their status and associated operator in Brazil. Last updated; 1st June, 2024.

Rig Status Rig Count
Cold Stacked 1
Drilling 24
Enroute 1
Shipyard-Inspection 2
Shipyard-Modification 1
Under Construction 3
Waiting on Location 3
Warm Stacked 3
Workover 8
Grand Total 46

 

 

Rig Name Rig Manager Rig Type Rig Status Operator Region Country
Alpha Star Constellation Oil Services Semisub Workover 3R Petroleum S. America – Brazil Brazil
Amaralina Star Constellation Oil Services Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
America IV America Oleo & Gas Jackup Cold Stacked S. America – Brazil Brazil
Atlantic Star Constellation Oil Services Semisub Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Atlantic Zonda Ventura Offshore Drillship Enroute Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Botinas Fernvale Semisub Under Construction S. America – Brazil Brazil
Brava Star Constellation Oil Services Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Carolina Ventura Offshore Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Deepwater Aquila Transocean Drillship Shipyard-Inspection Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Deepwater Corcovado Transocean Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Deepwater Mykonos Transocean Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Deepwater Orion Transocean Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 Transocean Drillship Shipyard-Inspection Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Etesco Takatsugu J Etesco Drilling Svcs Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Frade Sete Brasil S.A. Semisub Under Construction S. America – Brazil Brazil
Gold Star Constellation Oil Services Semisub Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Hunter Queen Foresea Semisub Workover PRIO S. America – Brazil Brazil
Laguna Star Constellation Oil Services Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Lone Star Constellation Oil Services Semisub Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Noble Faye Kozack Noble Drilling Drillship Shipyard-Modification Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Norbe IX Foresea Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Norbe VI Foresea Semisub Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Norbe VIII Foresea Drillship Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Ocean Courage Diamond Offshore Semisub Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
ODN I Foresea Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
ODN II Foresea Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Peregrino A Archer Platform Rig Waiting on Location Equinor ASA S. America – Brazil Brazil
Peregrino B Archer Platform Rig Waiting on Location Equinor ASA S. America – Brazil Brazil
Peregrino C SLB Platform Rig Drilling Equinor ASA S. America – Brazil Brazil
Petrobras 10000 Transocean Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Polvo A PetroRio Platform Rig Waiting on Location PetroRio S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 05 Petrobras (NOC) Platform Rig Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 07 Petrobras (NOC) Platform Rig Warm Stacked Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 09 Petrobras (NOC) Platform Rig Warm Stacked Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 10 Petrobras (NOC) Platform Rig Warm Stacked Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 11 Trident Energy Platform Rig Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SM Rig 12 Trident Energy Platform Rig Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
SSV Victoria Ventura Offshore Semisub Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Urca Sete Brasil S.A. Semisub Under Construction S. America – Brazil Brazil
Valaris DS-15 Valaris Drillship Drilling BP S. America – Brazil Brazil
Valaris DS-4 Valaris Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
Valaris DS-8 Valaris Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
West Carina Seadrill Ltd Drillship Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
West Jupiter Seadrill Ltd Drillship Drilling Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil
West Saturn Seadrill Ltd Drillship Drilling Equinor ASA S. America – Brazil Brazil
West Tellus Seadrill Ltd Drillship Workover Petrobras (NOC) S. America – Brazil Brazil

Example Rig Profile

Deepwater Mykonos (last updated 18.12.19)

Current status: Drilling

Date Available: 2021-05-28

Rig History

Rig-History-Deepwater-Mykonos

Current and Upcoming Locations

Country Location Start Date End Date Days WD (‘)
Brazil Mero Field 2019-11-25 2021-05-28 17
Brazil 2021-05-29 2023-08-22
Brazil 2023-08-23

Rig Basics

Rig Manager Transocean
Rig Type Drillship
Rig Owner Transocean
Market Category Drillship > 7,500′
Floater Generation 5
Competitive Rig Yes
Marketed Rig Yes
Flag Marshall Islands
Rated Water Depth 10,000 ‘
Drilling Depth 35,000 ‘
Classification ABS A1, Drilling Unit, AMS, ABS MPD, CDS, ACCU, DPS-3
Quarters 217
Built By Samsung Heavy Industries
Delivery Date 30/09/2011
Construction Cost 630
Minimum Water Depth
Rated Water Depth 10,000 ‘
Drilling Depth 35,000 ‘
Variable Load 44,092 kips
Self Propelled Yes
Transit Draft 27
Operating Draft 40
Transit Displacement 73,303
Operating Displacement 10,582
Transit Speed 12
Survival Conditions Max wind: 100kts, Max wave: 47ft, Max period: 17sec
Drilling Conditions Max wind: 50kts, Max wave: 33ft, Max period: 10sec, Max current: 1kts
Towing Conditions

Operator Start Date End Date Days Dayrate (US$) Status Type Note
Petrobras (NOC) 2021-05-29 2023-08-22 815 Option Term
Petrobras (NOC) 2019-11-25 2021-05-28 550 211,000 Firm Contract Term Contract value of $129.2 million. Rate does not include approximately $25,000 for MPD and other integrated services.
Petrobras (NOC) 2015-03-23 2018-03-23 1096 476,000 Firm Contract Term
Petrobras (NOC) 2012-03-22 2015-03-22 1095 455,000 Firm Contract Term

Design Highlights

Rig Design Company Samsung Heavy Industries
Design Model S10000E
Rig Design Notes MPD capability added 05/2018
Self Propelled Yes
HPHT Capable No
High Spec No
SPS Date 29/09/2021
Activity Yes

Construction

Ordered 24/12/2007
Delivered 30/09/2011
Shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries
Yard Location Geoje, South Korea
Cost 630
IMO number 9516882
Hull number 1866

Dimensions

Hull 748′ x 137′ x 62′
Pontoons
Columns
Moonpool 84′ x 41′
Helideck Chinook (89′ x 89′)

Rig Machinery

Cranes 4 x NOV, 94 Tons @ 25′
Engines Main Power: 6 x STX 16V32 12,960 HP; driving ABB AMG 900 LSE 7,000 kW generator
Mud Pumps 3 x NOV 14-P-220 2,200 HP
Power Distribution
Riser Shaffer 90′ x 21.0″

Drilling Equipment

Derrick NOV (2); 2000000 lbs.; 200′
Drawworks
Iron Roughneck NOV
Top Drive NOV HPS-1000
Cement Unit
Rotary Table NOV RST 605; 60.5″
Traveling Block
Motion Compensator
MPD Capable Yes

Well Control

BOP 2 x Shaffer 18.75″ 15,000 PSI Triple Ram
2 x Shaffer 18.75″ 10,000 PSI Annular
Diverter NOV 21.25″ 500 PSI
Controller
BOP Handling
Choke and Manifold
Wellhead Connector

Capacities

Drill Water 16,353 bbl
Active Mud 6,038 bbl
Fuel
Liquid Mud 15,720 bbl
Potable Water 8,176 bbl
Reserve Mud 5,987 bbl
Sack Storage
Mud Cement Bulk 15,962 cuft
Other Base Oil: 3066 bbls; Brine: 2993 bbls

Station Keeping

DP System 6 x Kongsberg 44,250 HP
DP Rating DP3
Winches 4 x National Oilwell
4 x National Oilwell
Anchors 2 x; 100 tons
Mooring Line

Solids Control

Shale Shakers
Degasser