Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor with MOL Norge for exploration drilling on PL617 in the Southern North Sea, operated by MOL Norge in partnership with Wintershall Dea and OMV Norge. The estimated contract value is USD 16.5m.
Maersk Drilling has secured a contract extension offshore Norway for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Integrator from Aker BP. In continuation of the rig’s current workscope for Aker BP, the Maersk Integrator will drill a well at the Tambar field in the Southern North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has entered into a contract with Serica Energy UK Ltd. to drill a subsea development well at the Columbus Development in the Central part of the UK North Sea. The contract value is USD 8m.
Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking which will be employed by the POSCO International Corporation, a Korean operator, for a three-well campaign.
Today, Maersk Drilling announces that Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for the Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig to continue working at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. In addition, the parties have signed a further two-month extension in direct continuation of Maersk Intrepid’s current contract, which in total will keep the rig on contract until the end of August 2020. The options and extension have a total contract value of USD 60m.
Maersk Drilling has entered a contract to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the Central part of the UK North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has secured contracts for a two-well project for the drillship Maersk Valiant with Repsol Exploración Mexico, S.A. de C.V. for work in Block 10 and 29 offshore Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. The contracts have an expected duration of 138 days and are set to commence in March 2020. In addition to the firm workscope, the contracts include two one-well options.
Today, Maersk Drilling has announced that CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, has exercised a one-well option for the Mærsk Innovator jack-up rig to continue drilling infill wells at the Buzzard field on the UK Continental Shelf.
Today, Maersk Drilling announces that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer has been awarded a three-year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas and condensate field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia.
Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid. As a result, the rig is now contracted to Equinor until the end of February 2020. Two options of two months each remain undeclared on the contract.
Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. has exercised an option with Maersk Drilling to extend the current contract of jack-up rig Maersk Resolute. The contract extension is for one well, A15 on the Dutch continental shelf, with an expected duration of 21 days. The exercised option extends Maersk Resolute’s confirmed work scope into March 2019.
Equinor has exercised options and added a new contract for jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid to continue supporting the development towards first oil at the Martin Linge field.
Maersk Drilling signs on semi-submersible rig Mærsk Deliverer with Eni for exploration well offshore Timor-Leste.
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 and Aker BP have agreed to a new two-year contract to reactivate and quickly deploy jack-up rig Maersk Reacher in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded contract extensions for the high-efficiency jack-up rigs Maersk Resolute and Maersk Resolve by Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. and Wintershall Noordzee B.V., respectively. The extensions allow the two rigs to continue their high-performance operations in the North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the jack-up rig Maersk Convincer by Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP).
Maersk Drilling has been awarded three consecutive contracts for the Maersk Resolute and a contract extension for the Maersk Resolve, both operating in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer by Tullow Ghana Ltd.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new major contract in the North Sea for the combined drilling and production jack-up Mærsk Inspirer by Repsol
Maersk Drilling has been awarded two contract extensions in the North Sea. Both rigs have recently been re-activated to the North Sea from warm stacking. The estimated duration of the two extensions is 105 days.
The Semi-submersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a contract in Southeast Asia by Total E&P Malaysia. With an estimated duration of 60 days, the contract covers the drilling of one exploration well in the Block DW-N Sabah located offshore Malaysia.
Semi-submersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a new contract by JX Nippon with an estimated duration of 30 days
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Shell for the deepwater semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer. The contract covers the drilling and completion of three wells, and the suspension of one well, all located in block E of the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) offshore Trinidad.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the high efficiency jack-up, Maersk Resolve, by Wintershall Noordzee B.V. The one-well contract will have a duration of approximately 86 days, with further options included.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Viking, by oil major ExxonMobil. The estimated value of the contract extension is USD 22.5m, with a duration of 150 days.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the harsh environment jack-up rig Mærsk Gallant, following a competitive tendering exercise by Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract with Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. for the High Efficiency jack-up, Maersk Resolute. The firm contract covers the drilling of the two wells, A8 and A9 in the A12 block of the Dutch continental shelf. The drilling of the two wells is estimated to have a duration of 75 days. Furthermore, an option to extend the contract for up to five additional wells exist.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one well contract with Repsol Colombia for the deepwater semi-submersible, Mærsk Developer. The contract covers the drilling of the Siluro-1 Exploration Prospect well, estimated to have a duration of 42 days. The estimated contract value is USD 12 million, including mobilization and demobilization.
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.
With help from digital industrial giant General Electric, data from a large amount of sophisticated sensors on a drilling rig are now being processed and analysed online. The objective: To increase drilling productivity and reduce maintenance costs significantly.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Gallant with Maersk Oil. The contract covers the plugging and abandonment of the Leadon and James subsea fields in the UK sector of the North Sea. The duration of the contract is estimated to 230 days, with commencement in February 2017. The estimated contract value is USD 24m.
Statoil has cancelled the contract for the harsh environment jack-up rig Mærsk Gallant. A cancellation fee is due to Maersk Drilling, and will be handled in accordance with the contract. Concurrently, Maersk Drilling has signed a new contract with Total E&P Norge A/S for Mærsk Gallant in direct continuation of the cancelled contract. The contract cancellation and new contract will be financially neutral to Maersk Drilling.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with Maersk Oil for the jack-up rig Maersk Guardian for accommodation on various fields in the Danish part of the North Sea. The firm contract duration is 5 years with commencement in September 2016. The contract includes two 1-year options. The estimated contract value for the firm contract period is USD 142m.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the drillship Maersk Venturer with oil major Total. The contract covers one exploration well (estimated duration 120 days) in block 14 offshore Uruguay. The estimated contract value for the programme is USD 44m excluding mobilisation. The drilling programme is expected to commence in March 2016.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Resilient with Danish oil company Maersk Oil. The firm contract is for three years with an estimated contract value of USD 110m. Commencement is expected in October 2015, and Maersk Resilient will do work at various fields in the Danish sector of the North Sea.
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.
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.