Maersk News

Stausholm exits Statoil

Oct 03, 2016

Jakob Stausholm resigned from his position as member of the board of directors in Statoil with immediate effect, to avoid potential conflicts of interests following his new appointment as CFO of the Maersk group. Stausholm takes up his new position on 1 December 2016…

Maersk divides, reorganizes

Sep 22, 2016

Danish giant AP Møller-Mærsk is dividing its company into two, after reviewing strategic and structural options for months that will also see its CEO, Jakob Thomasen, make his exit. Image from Maersk Flickr…

Nobel acquires Maclure stake

Sep 09, 2016

UK independent Nobel Upstream has completed a deal to buy a 7.59% stake in the UK North Sea Maclure oil and gas field from Shell. Maclure was discovered in 1991 and put into production in 2002. Production in 2016 has averaged 8200 boe/d…

Det norske to use Maersk Interceptor for Ivar Aasen

Aug 15, 2016

Det norske has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the Maersk Interceptor jackup to drill production wells at Ivar Aasen. Ivar Aasen is an oil and gas field in the North Sea, around 175km west-southwest of Karmøy in Rogaland county…

Maersk Group appoints new CEO

Jun 23, 2016

Maersk Group has appointed Søren Skou as its new chief executive officer, effective 1 July 2016. Image of Skou, from Maersk. Skou will replace Nils S. Andersen, who will leave the Maersk Group…

A ‘Valiant’ effort

Jun 01, 2016

Jerry Lee discovers how Marathon and ConocoPhillips teamed up to drill difficult deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico using a custom MPD system onboard the Maersk Valiant drillship. The drill floor is the heart of the Maersk Valiant…

Interocean nets Maersk rig moves contract

Apr 25, 2016

Interocean Marine Services have been awarded a five-year contract by Maersk Oil North Sea UK for the provision of rig move and marine technical support services. The work will be managed by Interocean’s head office in Aberdeen, and will…

DOF supports Eni's OCTP project

Apr 20, 2016

DOF Subsea has been awarded more than US$61.6 million (NOK 500 million) in IMR and subsea installation contracts in several regions, including key work on Eni's OCTP project offshore Ghana. DOF was awarded an FPSO mooring installation…

ExxonMobil starts up US$4 billion Julia project

Apr 19, 2016

ExxonMobil has started oil production at its US$4 billion Julia oil field in the Gulf of Mexico with the first production well currently online, and a second well set to start production in the coming weeks, the supermajor announced. Image…

DeepOcean welcomes Maersk Connector

Feb 29, 2016

DeepOcean welcomed its advanced cable installation vessel Maersk Connector to North East England for the mobilization of specialist cable handling equipment for projects in the offshore renewables and subsea interconnector sectors. The vessel…

Statoil cancels Maersk Gallant contract

Feb 17, 2016

Norwegian giant Statoil is ending its contract for the Maersk Gallant six months early, however, French supermajor Total will pick up the jackup. The rig has been on contract with Statoil for two years, since 21 August 2014, and since 9 October it has been sub-chartered to ConocoPhillips…

Maersk Gallant to drill North Sea wildcat

Jan 14, 2016

Total, the operator for production license 618 in the North Sea, has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) of Norway, to drill exploration well 1/5-5 using Maersk Gallant. Maersk Gallant is a jackup drilling facility…

BP fast-tracks Atoll off Egypt

Nov 05, 2015

Less than eight months after its discovery, BP and the Egyptian government signed a heads of agreement to rapidly progress the development of the Atoll deepwater field offshore Egypt as early as 2018. BP's…

Delivering on-time

Sep 01, 2015

Meg Chesshyre speaks with HSM Offshore business development manager Jaco Fleumer about the firm’s current work program and future prospects. A18 Topside for Petrogas Transportation at HSM Yard…

Tenaris wins Culzean award

Aug 24, 2015

Tenaris has been awarded a five-year contract to supply casing and related services for Maersk Oil North Sea UK's Culzean project. This ultra high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) gas project is located in the United Kingdom’s North…

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