Noble Paul Romano

Noble Paul Romano


Rig Type Semisubmersible
Rig Design EVA-4000
Builder Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
Year Built/Upgraded 1981 / 2013
Classification ABS +A1, Column Stabilized Drilling Unit, CRC
Flag Liberia
MODU Code 1989
Water Depth 6,000 ft
Drilling Depth 25,000 ft
Variable Deck Load 8,000 kips
Hook Load 1,500 kips
Setback Capacity 1,000 kips
Quarters Capacity 149
Draft (Operating/Transit) 79 ft / 16 ft Moonpool 25 ft x 45.01 ft
Depth 130 ft Length 348 ft Breadth 328 ft


Derrick Dreco; 170 ft x 40 ft x 40 ft; 1,928 kips
Drawworks National Oilwell E-3000; 3,000 hp
Top Drive Varco TDS-4S; 85,000 ft-lbs max continuous torque
Rotary Continental Emsco T6050
Iron Roughneck Varco AR3200
Motion Compensator Shaffer 600K CMC
Riser Tensioner/Stoke (10) Shaffer; 160 kips/ea; 50 ft line travel
Riser Details (2) Shaffer DT; 75 ft
LMRP (1) Shaffer Spherical 18-3/4 in x 10 psi annular
BOP Shaffer SLX; 5 ram; 18-3/4 in x 15k psi w/ Shaffer Spherical 18-3/4 in x 10k psi annular
Control System Shaffer MUX System
Pipe Handling Systems NOV PRS-4I
Solids Control System (5) Thule VSM300
Diverter Vetco KFDS-500
Tree Storage/Handling N/A
Cranes Dreco 65 mt
Mud Pumps National Oilwell PT-1700; 1,700 HP
Engines (4) EMD 645-E9B Turbo Charged Engines
Station Keeping Moored 12 legs; (9) 10,500’ 3 ¼” wire x 4250’ K5 chain; (3) 3 ¾” storm wires x 5500’
Thrusters N/A


Fuel 11,456 bbls Brine Storage 2,225 bbls
Drill Water 8,727 bbls Base Oil Storage 2,225 bbls
Bulk Storage 18,250 cu ft Liquid Mud (Active+Reserve) 9,820 bbls
Sack Storage 5,000 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.