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Who is RDS

RDS is the world’s leading rig design specialist delivering comprehensive engineering services at every stage in the design, construction or modification of drilling facilities.

Through our highly skilled project teams, we deliver rig design solutions for operations in some of the world’s most challenging oilfields and locations, whether this is for a platform rig, a rig package for a mobile floating unit, or a specialist concept for unique conditions.

As the engineering division of KCA Deutag, a leading drilling, engineering and technology company, many of our projects combine the experience of operations experts with specialists in rig design, to offer complete end to end solutions. We deliver integrated expertise through the concept stage, design and build and onto operations, maintenance and engineering support.

We have a clear mission, which is to maintain and enhance our position as world leaders in rig design, by ensuring that the rigs we design for tomorrow encompass the lessons gained from our experience. Using the expertise of our engineers and operations experts, we ensure the end product is capable of delivering safe and trouble-free drilling operations.