Mobile Drilling Units of the World

Mobile Drilling Units of the World will give you direct access to the world's most detailed 'rig' register. It's the biggest and most comprehensive around. We have not only re-verified the entire data content and expanded all the specifications but we have also included details of the new generation deepwater drilling, harsh environment, multi-functional rigs.


Typically, information covers: ownership, classification, dimensions including drafts and displacements, drilling equipment, capacities, subsea systems, cranage, mooring or jacking systems, helideck and accommodation.

Total number of drilling units included 1020 (including 185 newbuilds)
  • 523 Jackups
  • 228 semisubmersibles
  • 10 submersibles
  • 87 drillships
  • 35 drilling tenders
  • 137 inland barges (lake/swamp barges)
The Directory of rig owners and managers includes full contact information (addresses, email, telephone, fax etc) for 140 owners and 119 managers worldwide.

Mobile Drilling Units of the World is also available as a book and on cd-rom. To order your copy visit the OPL website at: (See: Catalogue)

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