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Tioman Drilling Company Sdn. Bhd.

C-6-2 Block C, Megan Avenue 1
No. 189, Jalan Tun Razak,
51400 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone(+603) 2716 0000
Fax(+603) 2716 0001

Web page

Chief executiveMohamad Basri Sulaman - General Manager
Business enquiriesMohamad Basri Sulaman
Year established1976
Total employees500
Norwegian share in %49
Parent companySeadrill Limited Bermuda
Geogr. business areaMalaysia
Area of businessOil and Gas Offshore Drilling
Overview of the company

Tioman Drilling Co. Sdn Bhd (Tioman) was established in 1976. Since 1991, Tioman is jointly owned by Seadrill Asia Ltd (49%), a wholly owned entity of Seadrill Limited Bermuda and Probadi Sdn Bhd (51%), a wholly owned subsidiary of SapuraCrest Petroleum Berhad (SapuraCrest). Seadrill Limited Bermuda is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and SapuraCrest is listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia.


Tioman specializes in operating and managing all self-erecting tender rigs (SETR) and semi-submersible self-erecting tender rigs (SSETR). We offer a diversified fleet of drilling units and more than 30 years of operational experience in Malaysian waters.