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Read about our experiences tackling challenges globally

Operating in MPD
Operating in MPD

During the start-up phase the rig was modified to be able to operate in MPD mode, with this conversion being both installed and tested within budget and time.

Drilling the undrillable
Drilling the undrillable

At Eldfisk 2/7 S platform, the operator ConocoPhillips identified an immediate need for Mærsk Innovator to install MPD to stabilise the downhole formation equipment.

Valiant drilling successfully with a customised MPD system
Valiant drilling successfully with a customised MPD system

Managed pressure drilling (MPD) has been lacking in the US Gulf of Mexico for a long period, Maersk Valiant presented an opportunity to bring a state-of-the-art drillship into the Gulf with an MPD system.

Upgraded for MPD excellence
Upgraded for MPD excellence

Maersk Valiant has recently completed a drilling program offshore Mexico. During operations, the rig successfully employed the deepwater Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) system to address downhole challenges on one of the exploration wells.