Noble Homer Ferrington

Noble Homer Ferrington


Rig Type Semisubmersible
Rig Design Friede & Goldman 9500 Enhanced Pacesetter
Builder Vyborg Shipyard
Year Built/Upgraded 1999 / 2004
Classification ABS A1, Column Stabilized Drilling Unit, CRC
Flag Liberia
MODU Code 1989
Water Depth 7,200 ft
Drilling Depth 25,000 ft
Variable Deck Load 8,000 kips
Hook Load 1,500 kips
Setback Capacity 900 kips
Quarters Capacity 150
Draft (Operating/Transit) 55 ft / 19 ft Moonpool 78 ft x 26 ft
Depth 80 ft Length 254 ft Breadth 225 ft


Derrick Dreco
Drawworks National Oilwell E-3000; 3,000 hp
Top Drive Varco TDS-4S
Rotary Continental Emsco T6050
Iron Roughneck Varco AR 3200
BOP Shaffer SLX; 4 ram; 18-3/4 in x 15k psi w/ Shaffer Spherical 18-3/4 in x 10k psi annular
Motion Compensator 600 CMC; 25 ft stroke
Riser Tensioner/Stoke (12) Shaffer 160K MRT Single 50 ft Line Travel
Riser Details 2 in Shaffer DT-2 4 Aux Lines Choke & Kill Line ID 4.5 in Booster ID 4 in Ridit Conduitid
LMRP (1) Shaffer Spherical 18-3/4 in x 10 psi annular
Control System NOV Shaffer MUX System
Pipe Handling Systems PH-85
Solids Control System (4) Brandt LCM-2D-CM2 linear motion cascade shakers, (1) Brandt Mud Cleaner
Diverter VETCO KFDS 500
Tree Storage/Handling N/A
Cranes (2) Dreco King Post Hydraulic Cranes Model 72 DNS 160 W/160' Boom 1- Link Belt 218-A 100' boom
Mud Pumps (4) National 12-P-160, 1,600 HP
Engines (4) EMD 12-645-E9
Station Keeping Moored
Thrusters N/A


Fuel 8,638 bbls Brine Storage 2,324 bbls
Drill Water 6,312 bbls Base Oil Storage 1,961 bbls
Bulk Storage 14,550 cu ft Liquid Mud (Active+Reserve) 6,500 bbls
Sack Storage 3,500 sacks
For more information about the capabilities of our fleet, please contact:
Noble Corporation plc
Devonshire House
1 Mayfair Place
London W1J8AJ
Noble Drilling Services Inc.
13135 South Dairy Ashford, Suite 800
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Tel: +1281.276.6100
These specifications are intended for informational purposes only. Noble makes no warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein.