21. May 2012
To emphasis our focus on top side drilling structures Seabed Rig AS has changed name to Robotic Drilling System™ AS (RDS).
After two years of testing the Seabed Rig robotic drilling structure on land in Forus outside Stavanger Seabed Rig AS has decided to change name to Robot Drilling Systems™ (RDS) to further emphasis our focus on top side drilling structures.
After an 120 million NOK (23 mill US$) equity investment RDS will develop and qualify robotized drill floor tools to be used on land based as well as offshore based drilling structures.
The largest contributors in the equity investment were Statoil Technology Invest, Investinor and Westcon.
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