TMC supplying air compressors for Awilco semisub

Keppel FELS is expected to deliver the harsh environment semisubmersible drilling rig in March 2021.

Awilco Drilling

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway Keppel FELS has contracted TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) to deliver a marine compressed air system to the first mid-water semisubmersible drilling rig the yard is building for Awilco Drilling.

The work scope includes a complete marine compressed instrument air system that consists of a compressor bank with a combination of both base-load and frequency-controlled TMC Smart Air instrument air compressors, which is said to reduce energy waste up to 50%. The company will also supply associated air dryers and filters.

The system will be equipped with peak shaving technolog....

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