Wintershall contracts IKM for Maria mud recovery
Wintershall Norge has commissioned IKM Cleandrill to provide mud recovery services on various wells offshore Norway.
The contract covers development drilling on theMaria field in the Norwegian Sea, and potentially future exploration drilling.
The semisubmersible Deep Sea Stavanger is due to start constructing Maria’s wells during 1Q 2017, using the top-hole mud recovery technique.
IKM Cleandrill will provide the MRR500 top-hole mud recovery equipment and offshore operational personnel.
The contract runs initially for three years, extendable to 2023.