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Maersk Drilling secures one-well contract offshore Egypt
Maersk Drilling secures one-well contract offshore Egypt

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt. The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to commence in March 2020, in direct continuation of the rig’s current contract. The contract value is approximately USD 3.8m.

Maersk Drilling selected by Total to drill at world record water depth in Angola-Namibia campaign
Maersk Drilling selected by Total to drill at world record water depth in Angola-Namibia campaign

Based on the previously announced Conditional Letter of Award, Maersk Drilling has been awarded contracts for a three-well exploration drilling project for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Voyager. The drillship will be employed offshore Angola and Namibia for a campaign which includes the deepest water depth ever drilled offshore. The project includes two wells offshore Angola in Blocks 32 and 48, plus one well offshore Namibia.

Maersk Drilling awarded deepwater contract offshore Ghana by Aker Energy
Maersk Drilling awarded deepwater contract offshore Ghana by Aker Energy

Aker Energy and Maersk Drilling have agreed upon a new contract that will send deepwater drillship Maersk Viking from the Gulf of Mexico to Ghana to start drilling an appraisal well during the fourth quarter of 2018.

Maersk Drilling announces four year contract with Tullow Ghana
Maersk Drilling announces four year contract with Tullow Ghana

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer by Tullow Ghana Ltd.

Discoverer takes the lead in Egypt
Discoverer takes the lead in Egypt

Interview: “We believe that the ownership we take for improving in all aspects of drilling the well is what sets us apart from the competition.” Director Thomas Falk outlines the perspective of the three-year contract extension with BP.
​An extremely important contract extension in an extremely harsh business environment.

Maersk Drilling secures contract for ultra deepwater drillship Maersk Voyager
Maersk Drilling secures contract for ultra deepwater drillship Maersk Voyager

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from eni Ghana Exploration and Production Ltd., an eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager. The firm contract period is 3.5 years with an option to extend by one year. The total estimated revenue from the firm contract is USD 545m including mobilisation and escalations. Maersk Voyager will work on the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Project offshore Ghana with expected commencement in July 2015.