In January 2018, Maersk Drilling commenced operations in Trinidad & Tobago for Shell. Upon spudding the first well, 50% of the rig’s manning were locals.
The philosophy in Ghana behind the Maersk Drilling / Rigworld joint venture is simple: develop maximum local capacity through a strong partnership.
Since Maersk Drilling became one of the first contractors to achieve an approved HSE case for Brunei waters in 2008, the Maersk Completer team has continuously worked to promote local business development in the country.
In July 2015, Maersk Drilling commenced operation in Ghana for the first time, utilizing the ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Voyager.