Maersk secures work for three offshore rigs

May 16, 2019

Offshore staff

COPENHAGEN, DenmarkMaersk Drilling has signed two new contracts and one contract extension since the end of 1Q 2019.

One firm three-year contract is with Inpex Australia for the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Mærsk Deliverer, starting in 2Q 2020, with two one-year extension options. Value of the firm period is $300 million, equivalent to a day rate of $266,200.

The other firm contract is for one month, with three additional one-well options, with AGM Petroleum Ghana for the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Viking. One of the options has already been exercised.

In addition, Maersk secured a 100-day extension from BP for the semisub Maersk Discoverer which will now continue operating offshore Egypt until November.