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