In this video, Motley Fool Energy Analyst Taylor Muckerman tells us about Seadrill's (NYS: SDRL) big new $590M purchase: an ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig. Muckerman tells us how this should have an immediate impact on both the company's cash flow and overall finances. He also discusses some other expansion plans for the ultra-deepwater sector.

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The article Seadrill's Big New Rig originally appeared on Fool.com.

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