Derricks | SLB


For fixed or floating platforms

close-up of the metal structure of a drilling derrick

Available in various configurations for fixed or floating platforms

Cameron provides a variety of drilling derricks, purpose-built to meet our customers' preferences with respect to loading and operational conditions. We design and fabricate the derricks to comply with all industry standards, using the latest 3D design tools and focusing on low weight and life cycle cost, easy fabrication, quick quayside erection, and complete interfaces with drilling and third-party equipment. Our derricks are built to handle triples and quads and rated up to 1,250 tonUS at the top drive stem. API monogramming is also available.


  • Designed and fabricated according to the latest edition of API Spec 4F model specifications
  • ABS and DNV certification
  • Area of operation according to customer requirement(s), generally to API Bull 2INT-MET (Gulf of Mexico)
  • Weight-efficient structural design
  • Enhanced safety, in compliance with North Sea safety requirements as standard
  • Timely assembly at erection site
  • 3D design for optimal layout, interface control, and clash prevention
  • Corrosion-resistant, hot-dip galvanized structure
  • Generally designed for single lift onboard
a drilling derrick