Milestones in Rig Designs

Milestones in Rig Designs

For more than a century, we have delivered some of the industry's most innovative jackup designs for long life, reliability and record cost efficiency.

THE SCORPION 1955 The father of modern mobile offshore jackup rig
375-KIP ELEVATING UNIT 1961 The industry's jacking standard; over 8000 installed to date
300 CLASS 1964 The first jackup capable of handling 300 ft. of water
116-C 1983 The original benchmark jackup; destined to be one of the most popular in history
GORILLA® 1983 The first jackup used in production mode in harsh environments
SUPER GORILLA 1998 Expanding the Gorilla's capabilities into ultra-harsh applications
SUPER GORILLA XL 1999 The first jackup capable of handling 550 ft. of water
TARZAN CLASS 2001 The new standard for ultra-deep drilling to 40,000 ft. in shallower waters
TARZAN CLASS 2006 Scooter Yeargain drills 30,067 ft. HPHT subsalt well on Blackbeard
WORKHORSE® 2008 The Rowan Mississippi delivered
SUPER 116 2011 The Offshore Courageous named Shell International E&P Jackup Rig of the Year (three years in a row)
SUPER 116E 2012 The Rowan EXLs deploy industry's first 20k BOP and drill industry record 34,188-ft HPHT well
JAGUAR 2015 Introduction of the industry's first purpose-buillt Ultra-HPHT ultra-deepwater jackup
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