Pacific Meltem


Construction of the Pacific Meltem commenced in Spring 2012 at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. Delivery of the rig is expected in 3Q2014.

Pacific Meltem

  • Samsung 12000 design capable of operating in 12,000 feet water depth
  • Equipped for 35,000 feet drilling depth
  • Maximum 40,000 feet drilling depth
  • 200-man accommodation
  • 22,000 MT Variable Deck Load
  • Dual derrick with 1250 ST Main and 1000 ST Aux load paths
  • Main rotary 75.5”, Auxiliary rotary 60.5”
  • Two each Active Heave Drawworks and TDX-1250 Top Drives
  • Racking capabilities up to 20” casing
  • 29,200 bbls liquid mud storage
  • Seven HP pumps 7,500psi
  • Dual mud system, dual gradient drilling capable
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