Rig Manpower

Platinum Drilling Services delivers the right people, with the right expertise, to make a real difference

Run by a team of highly experienced and industry respected operational, technical and administrative professionals, Platinum Drilling Services’ ability to find the right calibre of talent is our forte.

From providing supplementary rig personnel on short notice to mobilising a complete rig team anywhere in the world, Platinum Drilling Services can provide quick and easy access to all the resources you need. Our in house drilling expertise, competency assessment systems, and hands on knowledge of what it takes to be a valuable asset offshore is what differentiates us from our competitors.   

Our people, cost reductions and improved processes enable us to more effectively deliver on our clients’ elevated expectations in an environment where we need to deliver “more for less”. 

Our team specialises in providing:

  • Derrickman
  • Lead Floorman
  • Floorman
  • Senior Mechanic
  • Mechanics
  • Assistant Mechanics
  • Motorman
  • Electrical Technicians
  • Senior Electricians
  • Hydraulic Technicians
  • Assistant Electricians
  • Welders
  • Fitters
  • Roustabouts
  • Head Cook
  • Cooks
  • Utility Hands
  • Material Coordinators/Storeman
  • Medics/STC
  • Safety Officers
  • HSE Safety Coaches
  • Administrative Support
  • Radio Operators
  • Technical assistants/ Rig clerks
  • Drillers
  • Assistant Drillers
  • Crane Operators

With our crew comes complete logistics support, including flights, ground transportation, crew certification and compliance, safety training and awareness, TBOSIET c/w CA-EBS, accommodation, insurances, visas, local statutory and regulatory necessities, payroll services, local content requirements and all the necessary support that is required by our employees, consultants and by our clients.

If you are not looking for a turnkey manpower service, we are just as happy to tailor a package that suits your unique needs.

Rig Moving

Platinum Drilling Services are specialists in coordinating and managing the movement of drilling rigs safely, efficiently and cost effectively.   Platinum Drilling Services offers a full range of offshore rig moving support services and consultancy from our very experienced and competent deep water semisubmersible and jack up rig movers, who are available to satisfy legislative and quality assurance requirements in Australia and overseas. Full Marine Orders 47 compliant rig moving teams are available at short notice.

Our rig moving service provides planning, procedures, analysis and equipment procurement prior to commencing the operation. A rig move specialist and MO47 team can be deployed to carry out anchor retrieval, passage and anchor deployment. A client debrief and full report is provided on completion of the operation.  Our specialist expertise can reduce costs through vessel coordination, and optimum planning of anchor deployment/retrieval.

Services Offered:

  • Procedure preparation and review
  • Pre-move reporting
  • Post-move reporting
  • Client liaison
  • Meeting attendance
  • Assisting with rig move
  • Assisting with all marine advice as requested by client
  • Assisting with all marine investigators as requested by client
  • Designing and preparing piggy back anchor systems
  • Preparing piggy back and deployment and recovery procedures