Atwood SPHS Commissioning

3/9/2009 12:00 AM

On March 9 2009, the Friede & Goldmandesigned Simultaneous Pipe Handling System (SPHS)® for the Atwood Aurora, a 350 ft. jack-up drilling unit built at the Keppel AmFELS yard in Brownsville, Texas for Atwood Oceanics, was successfully commissioned.

Offering enhanced rig efficiency, a significantreduction in well costs, simultaneous operations, anda low comparative capital cost, the SPHS® is a simpledesign which alleviates system complexity so itrequires minimal training and maintenance support.

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