Shell contracts Maersk semisub for offshore Trinidad and Tobago wells

Shell subsidiary BG International has contracted the semisubmersible Mærsk Developer for a two-well development drilling program offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

The semisubmersible Mærsk Developer was built in 2009.
The semisubmersible Mærsk Developer was built in 2009.
(Courtesy Maersk Drilling)

Offshore staff

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Shell subsidiary BG International has contracted the semisubmersible Mærsk Developer for a two-well development drilling program offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

According to operator Maersk Drilling, the 171-day firm contract, valued at $39 million, should start in 1Q 2020.

There are five additional one-well options.

The Mærsk Developer is a DSS-21 column-stabilized dynamically positioned semi, designed to operate in water depths up to 10,000 ft (3,048 m). It is currently in action offshore Mexico.

11/13/2019

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