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Maersk Drilling awarded one-well exploration contract by MOL in Norway
Maersk Drilling awarded one-well exploration contract by MOL in Norway

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 secures one-well extension and low-emission upgrade for Maersk Integrator
Maersk Drilling secures one-well extension and low-emission upgrade for Maersk Integrator

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’s low-emission rig gets six-month extension from Equinor
Maersk Drilling’s low-emission rig gets six-month extension from Equinor

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 gets four-month extension for Maersk Intrepid
Maersk Drilling gets four-month extension for Maersk Intrepid

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.

Maersk Drilling awarded new contract for jack-up Maersk Intrepid
Maersk Drilling awarded new contract for jack-up Maersk Intrepid

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 and Aker BP sign major contract founded on joint alliance
Maersk Drilling and Aker BP sign major contract founded on joint alliance

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 signs two-year multi-service jack-up contract with Aker BP
Maersk Drilling signs two-year multi-service jack-up contract with Aker BP

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 enters into alliance agreement with Aker BP
Maersk Drilling enters into alliance agreement with Aker BP

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 announces major contract with Repsol Norge AS
Maersk Drilling announces major contract with Repsol Norge AS

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 secures contract for Jack-Up Maersk Gallant
Maersk Drilling secures contract for Jack-Up Maersk Gallant

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.

Total E&P Norge A/S takes over jack-up Mærsk Gallant from Statoil
Total E&P Norge A/S takes over jack-up Mærsk Gallant from Statoil

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 and ConocoPhillips extend Mærsk Innovator contract in Norway
Maersk Drilling and ConocoPhillips extend Mærsk Innovator contract in Norway

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.