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    Awilco sends last rig to scrapyard


The rig has been cold-stacked in Scotland since 2016.

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Awilco sends last rig to scrapyard

UK drilling contractor Awilco Drilling announced on June 22 it had concluded the sale of its only remaining rig for scrap.

The WillHunter semi-submersible has been cold-stacked in Invergordon, in Scotland, since 2016, because of a lack of work opportunities. Keeping it cost-stacked was costing Awilco $1,300 daily, the company has said before.


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The rig has been sold to Rota Shipping, which will recycle the rig's parts at the Aliaga shipyard in Turkey.