Today, Maersk Drilling A/S (“Maersk Drilling”) and Seapulse Ltd. (“Seapulse”) have signed a Master Alliance Agreement (“MAA”) under which Maersk Drilling will provide fully integrated services, including provision of drilling rigs, related drilling services, well services, and other goods and services, for a global offshore oil & gas exploration drilling programme of 12 wells. The programme is expected to commence in mid-2019 with an expected duration of 490 days.
Maersk Drilling and Wintershall Noordzee B.V. have extended their previous cooperation in a new agreement which gives Maersk Drilling the status of preferred contractor to Wintershall Noordzee B.V.’s offshore drilling work. The agreement, which includes closer cooperation on using data to improve drilling efficiency, comes into effect immediately and will remain in force until the end of June 2020.
Maersk Drilling and Aker BP have agreed to a one-year contract to deploy high-performance rig Maersk Integrator the Norwegian shelf from June 2019. The contract is founded on the alliance that the parties entered into in 2017.
Maersk Drilling has entered into a jack-up alliance agreement with Aker BP ASA (Aker BP). The alliance is founded on a unique tripartite collaboration model that also includes service provider Halliburton.
Maersk Drilling and National Oilwell Varco have entered into a five-year partnership to improve maintenance predictability for drilling equipment. The shared vision behind the partnership is to implement a new maintenance mind-set which will increase value for customers by minimising operational down time, while lowering maintenance cost levels.