BB Petrofac Deepwaters Limited is a leading offshore drilling contractor employing highly skilled employees across the globeand provides global ultra-deepwater drilling services to the oil and natural gas industry through the use of high-specification drillships.Our aim is to unlock oil and gas for the benefit of our customers and their customers in the safest most efficient way. For all of us at BB Petrofac Deepwaters, it is all about safe and efficient operations.

We have one of the newest and most technologically advanced fleets in the world. Our vessels are all state-of-the-art, high-specification drillships, which benefit from a proven design and highly developed construction techniques.

Weremain dedicated to becoming the preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor. We are committed to customer service and operating with the utmost integrity and focus on safety. We will continue to combine the strength of a large, well-capitalized enterprise with the agility and flexibility of a small solution provider to the benefit of our customers, suppliers, employees and the communities in which we operate.

To be recognized as the industry’s preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor.

To be the premier offshore drilling company by providing worldwide, rig-based well construction services to our customers through the integration of motivated people, quality equipment, and innovative technology, with a particular focus on technically demanding environments.

  • Our corporate culture embodies a number of core values. We have made five of these explicit to enable us to make good decisions. These values are fundamental to our identity and cannot be compromised.

Safety conscious

  • We look out for each other
  • We don’t want anyone to get hurt at work
  • We plan thoroughly so that what we do is executed safely
  • We follow our processes and procedures according to our management system
  • We respond immediately to unsafe or unsatisfactory conditions



  • We display integrity in everything we do
  • We operate correctly each time, and deliver what we promise
  • We constantly challenge ourselves and others to find smarter ways of working
  • We work diligently to achieve best practices


  • We share knowledge, ideas and information with each other – and our customers
  • We listen to our customers and our colleagues and act on what they say
  • We build enthusiasm around us
  • We reward great performance and use it as an example to be followed
  • We set the standard in operational and safety performance


  • We act in accordance with our values
  • We respect decisions once they have been made


  • We are innovative and inventive, and are continually on the lookout for better solutions
  • We embrace change; we don’t resist it
  • We are creative and use our initiative but stay within BB Petrofac Deepwaters’ policies and procedures
  • We seek out new opportunities


Quality, health, safety and environment are integral parts of all our activities. We continually strive to create a safe and efficient workplace where there are no accidents and no one gets hurt.


In BB Petrofac Deepwaters we work systematically to continuously improve our performance, to comply with laws and regulations and to manage risk.

  • We provide employees with the necessary resources, equipment and training to deliver according to their designated responsibilities.
  • We establish work processes, goals and performance indicators to control, measure and improve work performance, risk management and emergency preparedness.
  • We ensure that systematic verifications of the condition of the company’s assets, management system and barriers are carried out for all our operations.


We strive for a healthy working environment which provides job satisfaction.

  • We ensure that our workforce is fit for duty through the hiring process and during return-to-work after absence.
  • We aim for a safe and inspiring working environment characterized by mutual respect and cooperation.
  • We monitor our people’s health in job-related risks.


Our paramount goal is – nobody gets hurt. To achieve this, all employees and everyone who works with us must demonstrate safe behavior every day.

  • We take responsibility for our own and others’ safety through proper planning and implementation, and by taking the time to carry out the necessary inspections and maintenance.
  • We stop operations and immediately react to unsafe acts and conditions, and operate within the limits and capacity of the equipment.


We are working actively to achieve our goal of preventing accidental discharges and emissions.

  • We apply efficient technologies to reduce the potential negative environmental impact of existing operations.
  • We implement measures to ensure that our operations are in compliance with internal and external requirements and the expectations of governmental authorities, customer’s and partner’s.
  • We ensure that emergency plans are in place to limit the harm to the environment in the event of an accidental spill.