In the beginning of May, the crew on Maersk Discoverer reached a great milestone when they finalised their latest well two months ahead of time. The well was another East Nile Delta success for BP, discovering 50 m of gas pay in high-quality Oligocene sandstones.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant with Danish energy utility DONG Energy. The firm contract covers 150 days of work on the Nini and Siri field in the Danish part of the North Sea. The estimated contract value is USD 16m. The contract is in direct continuation of the current contract with Talisman keeping Maersk Giant employed until March 2016.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the jack-up rig Mærsk Innovator with ConocoPhillips Norway for work on the Eldfisk field, part of the greater Ekofisk area, offshore Norway. The duration of the contract extension is 16 months.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a 5-year contract extension for the semi-submersible Heydar Aliyev rig with BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited acting as Operator of the Shah Deniz field . The rig will continue working on the development of the Shah Deniz field in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan. The extension is in direct continuation of the current contract ending May 2016 and extends the contract until May 2021. The estimated value of the contract extension is up to USD 523m.
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The Maersk Valiant crossed the line on the afternoon of the 3rd of May 2014 at longitude 89° 40’ East.
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The Subsea Engineer is responsible for assisting the Subsea Supervisor in all work related to the Subsea Blow-out Preventer (BOP) and Control System.
The Senior Toolpusher is the overall responsible for the Drilling Section of the rig and reports directly to the OIM.
Maersk Drilling continues to lead the way in the technological advancements of ultra harsh environment drilling.
Maersk Drilling is second-to-none in the drilling industry in developing the skills of our people.
On Monday the 24th of February Maersk Drilling signed for Maersk Viking, the first drill ship in our fleet and took delivery of her.
Our safety performance has deteriorated compared to our record year in 2011.
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After a busy first couple of weeks, we had the official name giving of the rig. It was very special to me to attend this and be able to show the rig to what felt like the whole world.
The Assistant Electrician ensures that all electrical systems and related equipment are maintained, serviced and tested.
We believe that our future growth and success depends on forging close relationships with our stakeholders and creating value – together.
The SDPO is an experienced Dynamic Positioning Officer with the overall responsibility for keeping the floating unit in position at all times.
The Barge Engineer is the overall responsible for the Marine Section and answers directly to the OIM. The Assistant Barge Engineer assists the Barge Engineer.
Offshore jobs no longer involve pulling thundering machinery around platforms in oil-soaked clothes.
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Maersk Drilling is a considerable player in the ultra deepwater market with four newbuilding drillships and three ultra deepwater development semi-submersibles.
The further we get along this project, the more it starts looking like the finished product.
Sea trial is to the marine personnel what the System Integration Test (SIT) is to the drillers: the first opportunity for a new orchestra to play a symphony together.
Work since last time on the XLE project here in Singapore has only been (slightly) halted to celebrate Chinese New Year, the year of the snake. But we have seen a lot of progress along all lines.
Since last time, which was quite a while ago, a lot has happened here at the yard, and with the coming of the New Year a few big milestones have been reached in the XLE project.
During the past months, training in the systems on the Maersk Intrepid has intensified.
Fabrication is progressing well in all areas here in Korea and in China.
In early October 2013 the crew of Maersk Viking was divided into 2 teams prior to commencing the familiarization period in Korea.
What a difference a few weeks and indeed months makes when you are having a Drillship Built.
Steel cutting on Vessel 4 has now been performed on what was a cold day in the minus figures.
As an introduction to the drillship project group and how things are progressing we will start with a little insight into how the project group is structured
We rounded the off-lying islands to the north of Mauritius early in the morning and made our way down the west coast of the island towards its capital Port Louis.
Our first XLE is looking more and more like an actual rig than just a random arrangement of steel blocks.
Happy New Year! Hope you all enjoyed the festive season with your family and loved ones.
The commissioning stage is ramping up and activity on vessels 1 and 2 are progressing well even with the annual summer vacation that Samsung shipyard workers are enjoying at the moment.
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Another month has passed here in hot (and getting hotter) Singapore, and even though there haven’t been many visible signs of progress, work inside the rigs is progressing at full steam.
When building three rigs which are basically identical, a lot of the time can feel like déjà-vu, which also gives us the chance to do things better and to see things from new perspectives.
Anyone will tell you that standing on your own two feet is a very important milestone in ones development, and this is also true for our “little” project, however here in Singapore this means standing on three.
Time doesn’t stand still, and after being away from the yard for a bit of holiday time for me.
Over the last week or so we have seen the second derrick being lifted and set sail from the building site on another glorious day here in Korea.
Another month has passed here in warm, but at the time very wet Singapore, and we have seen a lot of activity here at the yard, as well as a few milestones reached.
It’s been a few months since the last update from Maersk Viking, and we’ve been busy! As you may remember we last reported in at departure from Korea in February 2014 and during the Shellback Equator Ceremony in the Indian Ocean in March. A lot has happened since then.
The Electronic Technician advises the Electrical Supervisor of installations, maintenance, repairs, testing, and verification of electronic equipment.
The Medic provides medical services to all crew members and is on call 24/7 when on the rig.
The OIM is the overall responsible for the rig and its personnel. His/her position is equivalent to the Captain position on board a ship.
Technical safety and asset integrity especially have become a major focus area post Macondo.
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Maersk Drilling has one of the youngest and most advanced rig fleets in the industry.
We report on Maersk Drilling’s sustainability performance to document our commitment to conducting responsible business. We do this by integrating sustainability into our strategies and operations and by aligning economic results.
Maersk Drilling has a zero tolerance approach to accidents. Our Lost Time Incident (LTI) record consistently ranks above the industry benchmark. We strive to go beyond compliance in terms of protecting the environment and safeguarding our employees.
Our primary focus area when it comes to minimising the environmental impact of our operations
In the wake of the Macondo accident in 2010, Maersk Drilling and Maersk Training established a task force to determine how to build further on the solid foundation of IWCF and take training of the offshore crews to the next level.
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Maersk Drilling is on its way to become a significant contractor in the ultra deepwater segment.
Our highly advanced deepwater development semi-submersibles are capable of operating in ultra-deep water up to 3,000 m.
Maersk Drilling has been a leading innovator in jack-up drilling rigs for 40 years, and today we hold the leading position within the high efficiency segment.
Maersk Drilling has one of the youngest and most advanced rig fleets in the industry.
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