Semi-submersible drilling platform supplied by GE's Power Conversion
The building of new semi-submersible drilling platform by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) will be supplied by GE's Power Conversion. HHI and GE's Power Conversion have signed a million agreement and GE will improve the construction process providing the drilling platform with electric power and propulsion technologies. The future drilling platform West Mira is outfitted for operating in the North Sea or in Canada offshore. The capability of the sixth generation ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig is expected to be up to 40, 000 feet deep of drilling wells and up to 10,000 feet of water.