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West Alpha

In 2009 Bars Elekter participated in execution of West Alpha project.
Total amount of working hours spent on this project is 700.


Drilling rig type:Semi-submersible (generation 4)
Built/year:NKK/1986 (Nippon Kokan at the Japan shipyard)
Classification:Column Stabilised Drilling Unit, UKVS, HELDK, CRANE, F-AM, POSMOOR ATA, DRILL (N)
Length:o.a. 89 m
Breadth:66 m
Water depth:60 - 600 m
Drilling depth:7,000 m
Variable load:4,700 mT
Propulsion:4 x 2,450 (BHP)
Prime movers:17,500 (BHP)
Cranes:2 x National Oilwell OSE 3500, 70 mT at 17.5 m and 17 mT at 47.5 m
Drawworks:Wirth GH 3000 E
Helideck:Sikorsky S-92
Accomodation:110 persons
Owner:North Atlantic Drilling Ltd.