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 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.
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.