CIMC Raffles Hands Over Jack-Up Rig

A jack-up drilling rig constructed by CIMC Raffles and named “New Sheng Li 1”  was delivered to Sinopec Sheng Li Petroleum Engineering Co., Ltd. on June 6, 2014.

This was the seventh jack-up drilling rig that CIMC Raffles has delivered. It will be towed to Bohai Bay to provide drilling service to Sinopec Sheng Li Oilfield. CCS and CIMC Raffles top brass attended the delivery ceremony.

“New Sheng Li 1” was the first new-build offshore drilling rig since Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation was founded in 2012.

The basic design and detail design was done by Sheng Li Drilling Technology Research Institute, the shop design and construction design was completed by CIMC Raffles. Equipment localization rate reaches above 90%.

The rig is the largest and most advanced offshore drilling rig that Sheng Li Oilfield currently owns.

Classed by CCS., “New Sheng Li 1” was optimized and upgraded based on its sister rig “Sheng Li 10”, and with a DCS+ESD system installed, it offers remote diagnosis and emergency control.

June 6, 2014


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