Monthly Archives for October 2013

Sumarized Description

Design: Bassoe Technology A/S Length between P.P.: 98.1 m Overall Length: 112.9 m (less anchors) Moulded Breadth: 27.4 m Overall Breadth: 35.8 m (less anchors) Depth to Main Deck: 11.10 m Full Load Draught: 6.30 m Operating Water Depth: 200 m / unlimited with pre-laids Main Deck Area: 1,100 m2 Forecastle Deck Area: 375 m2 Classification: ABS +A1 Barge, Drilling Tender Flag: Panama Hull: Double Bottom & Side Displacement: 15,940 MT (at full load draft) Total Variable Load: 8,400 MT Read More


Drilling Equipment

Mast Rating: 1,000,000 lbs Static Hook Load Mast Capacity: 340 stands of 5-7/8” Drill Pipe + 10 stands 8-1/4” Collars Mast Height: 152 ft Clear Height Substructure: 34’ rig floor x 1,000,000 lbs setback Skidding System: Lift & Roll System, X-Y Drawworks: Cameron 2,000 hp, AC Rotary Table: Cameron LH375 37.5” X 100 hp Hyd Drive Top Drive: NOV TDS 8 750T Traveling Block: Cameron 500 ton, 6 Sheaves Drillers Cabin: Enclosed, Climate Controlled Power Slips: Mechanized Slips for DP Read More


Storage Capacities

Liquid Mud System: 3,650 bbls Active Liquid Mud System: 3,650 bbls Reserve Trip Tanks: 2 x 30 bbls on MEP Brine/Base Oil*: 4,100/2,500 bbls Drill Water: 10,600 bbls Potable Water: 4,000 bbls Diesel Fuel: 3,500 bbls Bulk Volume: 16,000 cu ft Sack Storage: 6,500 sacks (Bridge Crane in sack storage room) Warehouse: 348 m2 main warehouse * Brine and Base Oil tanks may be interchanged


Power Equipment

Main Engines: 6 x Caterpillar 3516C HD: 9180kW cont. duty Standby Engine: 1 x Caterpillar: 1,000 kW cont. duty


Mud System

Mud Pumps: Aker Wirth 3 x 1,600 hp x 7,500 psi Fluid Ends Shale Shakers: MiSwaco – 3 x triple deck scalping units Solids Control: MiSwaco mud cleaner Solids Control: Driers & Centrifuges, as required Degasser: MiSwaco CD-1400, 1300 gpm


BOP Equipment

Annular Preventor: 13-5/8” 5M Ram Preventor: 3 x 13-5/8” 10M incl. Shear Bonnets Choke Manifold: 3” 10M with Auto & Manual Chokes Accumulator: 7 Station, Control Panel & Remote BOPE Handling: Twin Rail x 4 Hoist Unit


Cranes

Main Crane: Seatrax S12648 with 55m boom Capacity: 175 mt at 37m on 6 line, to platform Aux Crane: Seatrax S7224 with 37m boom Capacity: 19 mt at 25m on 2 line, to boat Tubular Handling: Highline Transfer System


Drill String

Drill Pipe: as required Heavy Weight: as required Drill Collars: as required Pup Joints & Subs: 1 lot for Contractors String Handling Tools: 1 lot for Contractors String Fishing Tools: 1 lot for Contractors String


Unique Features & Information

Number of Lifts: Seven (7) Primary Packages Total Dead Weight: 750 MT Heavy Lift: Dedicated fast-acting heavy lift counter ballast / anti-heeling system Filler Base: Optional Filler Base to turn MEP 90° for operations in West Africa Hull Access: Access hatch to Warehouse & Sack Store to accommodate 6m ISO shipping containers Vessel Management: Integrated Control System Training Center: Located on Tender


Safety & Life Saving

Life Saving Primary: 3 x 50 man Free Fall Life Boats Life Saving Secondary: 12 x 25 man Inflatable Life Rafts Life Saving Secondary: 1 x Fast Rescue Craft Fire & Gas Detection: In accordance w/class Fire Suppression: In accordance w/class Medical Clinic: Furnished for 140 POB Elevated Walkway: Safety walkway along stbd side Personnel Transfer: Bridge between barge & platform


Sumarized Description

Design: Bassoe Technology, Sweden BT 3500 TSV Classification: ABS +A1 Column Stabilized Drlg Tender Flag: Panama Operational Displacement: 21,530 metric ton Total Operational Payload: 4,500 metric ton Main Deck Area: 3,000 m² Pipe Rack: 735 m² Transit Draft: 7.65 m Survival Draft: 12.5 m Operational Draft: 16.0 m Ht, Baseline to Box Btm: 24.7 m Ht, Baseline to Upper Deck: 31.2 m Length Overall: 83.0 m Overall Breadth: 81.5 m Beam Outside Pontoons: 61.1 m Length of Pontoons: 76.7 m Read More


Drilling Equipment

Mast Rating: 1,300 kip Static Hook Load Mast Capacity: 211 stands of 5-7/8” Drill Pipe/Collars Mast Make: Boot Strap, Self Erecting (quad/treble) Mast Height: 152 ft Clear Height (184 ft in quad mode) Substructure: Box-on-box type Substructure Capacity: 1,300 kip SHL + 1,270 kip setback or 988 kip under dynamic conditions Skidding System: Lift & Roll Systems, X-Y direction Drawworks: Alta 3,000 hp, AC Rotary Table: NOV 49.5″ Hydraulic Drive Top Drive: NOV TDS-8SA 750 ton Traveling Block: Cameron 750 Read More


Storage Capacities

Liquid Mud System: 7,623 bbls in vessel deckbox Liquid Mud System: 2,860 bbls in vessel pontoons Liquid Mud System: 180 bbls in Substructure & Trip Tanks Trip Tanks: 2 x 50 bbls Brine/Base Oil: 2,000-4,800 bbls in vessel pontoons Drill Water: 14,050 bbls Potable Water: 4,572 bbls Diesel Fuel: 10,290 bbls Bulk Volume: 20,906 ft3 Sack Storage: 5,500 sacks


Mud System

Mud Pumps: Cameron 3 x 2,000 hp x 7,500 psi fluid ends Shale Shakers: 5 x MiSwaco (one as mud cleaner) Solids Control: optional Solids Control: optional Degasser: 1 x Burgess Magnavac 1,000 gpm


Power Equipment

Main Engines: 5 x CAT 3516, 2,350 kW Main Generators: 5 x AVK, 60 Hz, 690v Standby Engine: 1 x CAT C32, 990 kW Standby Generator: 1 x AVK, 60 Hz, 480v


BOP Equipment

Diverter Assy: 21-1/4” 2,000 psi working pressure, 12” valves & lines Annular BOP: 18-3/4” 5,000 psi working pressure Ram BOP: 18-3/4” 10,000 psi working pressure 3 Rams Choke Manifold: 4” x 3” x 10,000 psi working pressure with remote & manual operated Chokes BOP Control: Two Control Panels BOP Handling: Twin Overhead Mechanized Hoist Units


Material Handling and Cranes

Main Crane: Seatrax S126 Starboard Aft Capacity: 171 Metric ton at 40 m radius 92 metric ton at 64 m radius Aux Crane: Seatrax S72 Port Aft Capacity: 45.5 metric ton at 9.00 m radius 9.36 metric ton at 50 m radius Platform Access: Marine Aluminum telescopic bridge at Aft w/mech. luff & slew, 38m length +/- 7.5m stroke Tubular Handling: Hi-line Transfer System


Drill String

Drill Pipe: 8,000 m of 5-7/8” HWDP: 300 m of 5-7/8” Drill Collars: 30 x 6-3/4”, 24 x 8”, & 15 x 9-1/2” spiral Pup Joints & Subs 1 lot for Contractors String Handling Tools 1 lot for Contractors String Fishing Tools: 1 lot for Contractors String


Unique Features & Information

Rig Package Weights: 155 mt or less Total Dead Weight: 1,516 metric ton Substructure Foot Print: 46 ft x 66 ft (14m x 20.1m)


Environmental Conditions

Operations Survival Draft: 16.0 m 12.5 m Wind Speed (10 min average): 23 m/s 31 m/s Max Wave Height Hs: 8.4 m 15.2 m Sig Wave Height Hs: 4.5 m 8.0 m Average Wave Period Tz: 7.2 – 9.8 s 10.3 s Current Speed, Surface: 1.0 m/s 1.26 m/s


Safety & Life Saving

Life Saving Primary: 4 x 70 man Davit Launch Life Boats Life Saving Secondary: 14 x 25 man Inflatable Life Rafts Life Saving Secondary: 1 x Fast Rescue Craft Fire & Gas Detection: In accordance w/class Fire Suppression: In accordance w/class Medical Clinic: Furnished for 140 POB


Sumarized Description

Design: BassTech, flume tank stabilized, flat bottom medium tender barge Overal Length: 83. 8m Overall Breadth: 22.7m Depth to Main Deck: 7.60m Design Draught: 4.50m Operating Water Depth: 200m Main Deck Area: 780m2 Total Variable Load: 3,539 metric ton Classification: ABS +A1 Barge Flag: Panama Hull: Double Bottom & Side Operating Disp: 8258MT Quarters Capacity 112 Person in 2 Bed Cabins Helideck: Sikorsky S92N Mooring Winches: Skagit 4 x AC Double Drum 2.5″ wire Anchors: 8 x 6 ton Stevepris Read More


Drilling Equipment

Mast Rating: 700,000 lbs Static Hook Load Mast Capacity: 17,000 ft of 5″ Drill Pipe/Collars Mast Make: Woolslayer Boot Strap, Self Erecting Mast Height: 142 ft Clear Height Substructure: Woolslayer Box-on_box type Substructure Capacity: 28′ rig floor 450 kip setback Skidding System: Lift & Roll Systems, X-Y Drawworks: LDW 750k 1500 hp, AC Rotary Table: LTI 37.5″ x 100 Hyd Drive Top Drive: NOV TDS11SA 500 ton Top Drive Rating: 37,500 ft lbs continuous @ 125 RPM Traveling Block: LTI Read More


Storage Capacities

Liquid Mud System:  2 848 bbls on Barge Liquid Mud System: 180 bbls in Substructure Trip Tank: 2 x 50 bbls Brine/Base Oil: 1900 bbls Drill Water: 7000 bbls Potable Water: 1700 bbls Diesel Fuel: 2400 bbls Bulk Volume: 8000 cu ft Sack Storage: 3400


Mud System

Mud Pumps: 3 x LTI WH1312, 1300 hp x 5000 psi working pressure Shale Shakers: 3 x Swaco PT Mongoose Solids Control: Swaco Desander (2×10″ Cones) Solids Control: Swaco Desilter (16×4″ Cones) Degasser: Swaco Vacuum Type, 1000 gpm


Power Equipment

Main Engines: 4 x Caterpillar 3516 HD DITA 1901 Bkw Main Generator: 4 x Leroy Somer 60Hz, 600v Standby Engine: 1 x Caterpillar 3412 TA 620 Bkw Standby Generator: 1 x Caterpillar SR4 60 Hz 480v


BOP Equipment

Diverter Assy: T3 21-1/4 2,000 psi working pressure c 12″ valves & flow lines Annular Preventor: T3 13-5/8″ 5,000 psi working pressure Ram Preventor: T3 13-5/8″ 5,000 psi working pressure 3 Rams & Shears Choke Manifold: T3 3″ 5,000 psi working pressure with remote operated  & Manual Chokes Accumulator: T3 two Control Panel BOPE Handling: Twin Trolley, Hyd Hoist Unit


Cranes

Main Crane: Seatrax S90 Startboard Aft with active heave compensaton system Capacity: 25 mt at 30m Radius, offboard Aux Crane: Seatrax S48 Port Mid Ship Capacity: 5 mt at 20m Radius, offboard Platform Access: Forum Adjustable Bridge Tubular Handling: Highline Transfer System


Drill String

Range 3 Drill Pipe: 15,000 ft of 5″ G-105 Range 3 Drill Pipe: 5,000 ft of 3-1/2″ G-105 Range 2 Heavy Weight: 30 ea 5″ Range 2 Heavy Weight: 18 ea 3-1/2″ Range 2 Drill Collars: 6 ea 8-1/4″ Spiral Range 2 Drill Collars: 6 ea 6-1/2″ Spiral Range 2 Drill Collars: 12 ea 4-3/4″ Spiral Pup Joints & Subs: 1 lot for Contractors String Heading Tools 1 lot for Contractors String


Unique Features & Information

Rig Package Weights: 25 mt or less Total Dead Weight: 653 metric ton Substructure Foot Print: 30 ft x 42 ft (9.1m x 12.8m) Elevated Catwalk: Staging Pipe Deck on Sub Elevated Walkaway: Safety Walkaway Startboard Side


Safety & Life Saving

Life Saving Primary: 2 x 112 man Davit Launch Life Boats Life Saving Secondary: 10 x 25 man Inflatable Life Rafts Life Saving Secondary: 1 x Fast Rescue Inflatable Life Rafts Scramble Nets: 2 x 60 ft Fire & Gas Detection: In accordance w/class Fire Suppression: In accordance w/class Medical Clinic: Furnished for 112 POB


Kerry Kunz

President & CEO Mr. Kunz has managed operations and marketing for offshore drilling rigs (platforms, jackups and accommodation barges) for over 36 years. He is the former Vice President of Offshore Operations for a major international contractor.


Lasse B. Kjelsås

CFO Mr. Kjelsås holds a Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and London Business School. Previous work experience includes financial analyst positions at Vital Forsikring AS, Elcon Securities AS.


Mike Cadigan

COO Mr. Cadigan has over 22 years of management system and executive leadership experience in the contract drilling industry. He has participated in several company startups and is the former Vice President & Co-Founder of an offshore drilling company. His experience includes both small regional startups to large multinational offshore drillers with a broad exposure to overseeing the operational and safety aspects of the business.


Christian Wood

Sr. VP of Engineering Mr. Wood has spent his career managing the design and execution of offshore drillings rigs. He has over 22 years of industry experience and was the former Project Engineer for a major international contractor.


Rodney Lenfant

Sr. VP of Finance and Administration Mr. Lenfant is a Certified Public Accountant and has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting. He is a retired audit partner at Deloitte and has served in various financial leadership positions during his career. His experience includes Securities and Exchange Commission filings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, treasury management, and budgets and cash forecasts.


Franck Soule

Director of Marketing Mr. Soule has over 21 years of drilling industry experience in operations and marketing of both land and deepwater units. He is the former Marketing Support Manager for Pride International.


Helge Haakonsen

Mr. Haakonsen has more than 40 years experience in the oil and gas and shipping sectors. Since 1972 until retirement in the fall of 2009 Mr. Haakonsen was employed by Fred Olsen related companies and held a number of senior project, management and board positions within the offshore and tanker industries, including shipbuilding, offshore construction, offshore drilling and floating production. From 1997 to retirement Mr. Haakonsen was employed as CEO and President by Fred Olsen Energy ASA. Mr. Haakonsen received Read More


Pål Reiulf Olsen

Mr. Olsen has 20 years of experience in the oil and gas sector and joined HitecVision in 2009. He has for the past 14 years been Director, Corporate Finance, in the Norwegian investment bank First Securities ASA (formerly Elcon Securities AS) and has for the past ten years headed First’s energy sector corporate finance team. Prior to joining Elcon Securities Mr. Olsen served as Chief Controller and Head of Strategic Planning in Aker ASA, parent company of the Aker Group. Read More


Erland P. Bassøe

Mr. Bassøe has been involved in the offshore oil and gas industry for over 30 years. He has founded or co-founded a number of companies engaged globally in offshore drilling, production, and related services, including: Chiles Offshore; Hercules Offshore; Scorpion Offshore; Frontier Drilling; ODS-Petrodata; Seajacks International; Floatel International; BassDrill; and BassTech. Mr. Bassøe holds a BS in business and public administration from New York University.