Rig information tables ///

The tables offer insight as to the size of fleets and the number of rigs capable of operating at the edge of technological achievement. Table 1 shows the top companies, by fleet size, holding the world’s finest rigs. The drop-off in fleet size is dramatic, ranging from 71 down to 10 across just 10 companies. Some, such as Rowan, ENSCO, Nabors Offshore and Maersk, are almost exclusively concentrated in jackups, while Transocean is distributed across all rig types. Overall utilization ranged from 95%, for GlobalSantaFe, to 80%, for Nabors Offshore.

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