Read? Jack up Craze to continue
PEMEX will start the tendering process for 10 jack-up rigs in Dec-13. Delivery for the first unit will be in 28 months, with each subsequent unit to be delivered at an interval of three months. The orders can go to two yards, with one building six and the other four. (Source: ODS-Petrodata).
Transocean is also expected to receive bids for up to 10 high-specification jack-ups by end-Oct and has approached yards in Singapore, Korea and China, with speedy delivery (27 months) as a key criterion (Source: Upstream).