Image of the Day: GDI’s Dukhan Standing Tall

first_imgPress Release, September 16, 2014; Image: Keppel zoom GDI’s recently delivered DukhanThe image depicts jack-up rig Dukhan, delivered last month to Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (GDI) of Qatar by its builder Keppel FELS Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine.Keppel FELS has secured a contract from GDI to build a repeat high-specification KFELS B Class jackup rig worth US$227 million. As part of the contract, GDI has options for two more KFELS B Class rigs for deliveries in 2017.On the new jack-up, to be named Halul, Keppel FELS has already begun preparations for its scheduled delivery in 1Q 2016 during the course of discussions with GDI. Upon delivery, Halul will be chartered to Qatar Petroleum for five years.last_img

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