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Maersk Drilling Completes Sale of Maersk Inspirer Offshore Rig

Oct 28, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has completed the sale of its Maersk Inspirer combined drilling and production unit to Havila Sirius for $373 million.The unit has been deployed at Repsol's Yme oil field in the North Sea and has recently started producing oil…

Equinor Extends Maersk Rig's Stay at Martin Linge Field

Jul 09, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor Energy has exercised an option to add well intervention work to the previously agreed contract for Maersk Drilling's Maersk Intrepid jack-up drilling rig.The agreement is for work at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway…

Maersk Training in 3-year Deal with Diamond Offshore

Jul 06, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has signed a three-year training service deal with Maersk Training.Maersk Training will deliver immersive simulation and crew resource management training for Diamond Offshore crews worldwide under…

Maersk Drilling Sells Yme Field-tied Offshore Rig for $373M

May 27, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has struck a deal to sell the drilling and production unit Mærsk Inspirer, on contract with Repsol at Yme offshore field in Norway, to Havila Sirius for $373 million.As part of the deal, Repsol will…

New Contracts Drive Maersk Drilling to Upgrade Financial Guidance for 2021

May 19, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling on Wednesday upgraded its financial guidance for the year 2021, on the back of improved contracting performance.'Maersk Drilling continues to demonstrate strong commercial and operational performance…

Aker BP Adds One More Well to Maersk Drilling's Jack-Up Rig Scope

Apr 21, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a one-well contract extension for its Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig with Aker BP in Norway.The contract is expected to start in December 2021, in direct continuation from the rig's current scope for Aker BP…

Maersk Decom Launches Free Offshore Decommissioning Cost Calculator

Apr 20, 2021

Denmark-based Maersk Decom said Tuesday it has designed a free cost calculating tool for benchmarking decommissioning projects in the North Sea.'Maersk Decom’s cost calculator is the first free tool in the industry, enabling stakeholders to…

Ex-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Joins Maersk Supply Service Board

Mar 15, 2021

Philippe Kavafyan, former CEO of offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been appointed as new board member at the Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service.'As former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Kavafyan comes…

Equinor Adds One More Well to Maersk Intrepid Jack-up Rig Contract

Feb 11, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has added one more well to the work scope of Maersk Drilling's jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid. The rig will drill an additional development well at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway.Maersk Drilling said Thursday that had an estimated duration of 80 days…

Dana Petroleum Terminates Maersk Drilling Rig Deal

Jan 15, 2021

Oil company Dana Petroleum has terminated a contract for the use of a Maersk Drilling rig in Denmark.The one-well contract was initially expected to start in May 2020.However, the two companies then in October 2020 said the contract start-up for the yet to be nominated rig would be deferred…

First Results Are In: Maersk Drilling's Hybrid Jack-Up Cuts CO2 Emissions by 25%

Dec 17, 2020

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling's Maersk Intrepid jack-up drilling unit, recently converted to a hybrid, low-emission rig, has in its first month of operation since the upgrade, seen its CO2 emissions drop by 25%, and NOx by 95%, according to the rig owner…

Total to Charter Two Maersk Offshore Drilling Rigs for Suriname Operations

Nov 24, 2020

French oil major Total has awarded a conditional letter of award to Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling for the supply of two deepwater rigs, Mærsk Developer and Maersk Valiant, for an exploration and appraisal project in Suriname’s Block 58…

Maersk Supply Service Nets Mooring Line Replacement Work in Nigeria

Oct 15, 2020

Maersk Supply Service has said it has won a contract in Nigeria for one of its offshore vessels.The Danish offshore vessel owner said the contract was for the support of a mooring line replacement project on a floating asset. It did not say who the client was…

Ex-Maersk Executive Charged in Petrobras Corruption Scheme

Aug 23, 2020

Brazilian prosecutors pressed charges on Friday against two people for an alleged scheme to obtain confidential market information from Petrobras to benefit A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world's largest shipping company.The case stems from an investigation…

Maersk Integrator Jack-Up to Drill Another Well for Aker BP in 2021

Aug 20, 2020

Danish drilling company Maersk Drilling has won more work for its low-emission, harsh-environment jack-up drilling rig Maersk Integrator.The Norwegian oil company Aker BP has awarded the rig an additional one-well contract, to drill the Ula F – Producer 1 well at the Ula field…

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