COPENHAGEN, Denmark– Maersk Drilling has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Offshore Norway, Aker BP has awarded the jackupMaersk Integrator a one-year contract. It is expected to begin in June 2019.
Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for the jackupMaersk Intrepid. The rig is now contracted until the end of February 2020.
Offshore the Netherlands, Wintershall Noordzee has awarded the jackupMaersk Resolvea 90-day contract from January 2019. The company also awarded the rig a 180-day contract plus three months options from Sept. 1, 2019.
Petrogas and TAQA have awarded the jackupMaersk Resolutecontract extensions for 85 days and 72 days, respectively. Petrogas’ contract is expected to start next month and end in June. TAQA has contracted the rig from September 2019 to February 2020.
Off the UK, Ithaca has awarded the jackupMaersk Resilient a 120-day contract. It is expected to start in April 2019.
In Timor-Leste, Eni has awarded the semisubmersibleMærsk Deliverer a contract for one exploration well plus one option well. Drilling is expected to start next month.
Offshore Mexico,Cairn has awarded the semisub Mærsk Developer a 110-day contract plus four option wells. It is expected to start in September 2019.
Offshore Ghana, Eni has exercised a 35-day option on the drillshipMaersk Voyager in direct continuation of its current contract.
Aker Energy has exercised two options of 41 days and 49 days, respectively, on the ultra-deepwater drillshipMaersk Viking in direct continuation of its current contract.