Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi News

Photo of the Naming ceremony Courtesy Lamprell

Lamprell Delivers Jackup Rig to NDC

of nine rigs being built and delivered by Lamprell to NDC.  All nine rigs have been designed according to the Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design. The remaining two rigs are proceeding on schedule and will be delivered as planned in 2017. NDC Chief Executive Officer, Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi, commented, “NDC launched this strategic project to maintain the highest levels of reliability and resilience, as well as to ensure that we provide high quality, cost-efficient, and versatile drilling services to our clients, ADNOC Group companies, without compromising on HSE standards

NDC6 Butinah Naming Ceremony

Lamprell Delivers Rig to National Drilling Co.

of 27 new build jackup units, and its fourteenth Super 116E jackup drilling unit, to various clients during the last nine years. NDC also has further options for Lamprell to build up to an additional two jackup rigs, which have been extended to 3Q 2015.  NDC Chief Executive Officer Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi commented, “NDC has launched this strategic Offshore Rigs Acquisition Project to maintain the highest levels of reliability and availability in order to meet clients’ present and future requirements.  Our partnership with Lamprell to build offshore jackup rigs in the UAE

HE Sheikh Saud Bin Khalid Al Qasimi (center) cuts the ribbon for the NDC Shuwehat rig alongside Lamprell CEO Jim Moffat (right) and NDC Chief Executive Officer Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi (left)

Jackup Rig Delivered to Abu Dhabi’s NDC

clients during the last six years. The jackup rig was officially named, and completion marked, at a ceremony held at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in the United Arab Emirates earlier today, prior to departure for operations at its drilling location in Abu Dhabi. NDC Chief Executive Officer Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi commented, “Today, we proudly witness the completion of rig Shuwehat, a true technological marvel. This rig represents a great addition to the NDC fleet of modern rigs, and it will help the company maintain the highest levels of reliability and efficiency. A few years back, we partnered

DDW & NDC team near Al Ittihad (Photo: Drydocks World)

Drydocks World Repairs NDC Drilling Rig

has drawn on its internal engineering resources and other specialized capabilities to deliver the milestones on this project. We are grateful to NDC for their continued faith in our services and we assure them that we will continue to maintain the high standards of service delivery.” Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi, CEO of NDC underlined the importance of the modernization projects of the existing rigs in raising the level of reliability and productivity of the company rig fleet. These major repair and refurbishment projects, along with the undergoing expansion plans to acquire a growing number of

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