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Maersk Drilling Wins More Jack-Up Rig Work with Aker BP

Jul 20, 2020

Denmark-based offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has secured an additional one-well contract from Aker BP for its jack-up rig Maersk Integrator. In direct continuation of its current work scope, the rig - which Maersk Drilling says is…

Maersk Drilling Upgrades Maersk Valiant Drillship

Jul 17, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has recently upgraded its 2014-built Maersk Valiant ultra-deepwater drillship.While the Maersk Valiant was recently stacked offshore Port Fourchon the Managed Pressure Drilling  (MPD) system was…

Maersk Supply Service Sells Two 2004-built AHTS Vessels

Jun 17, 2020

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has sold two of its older Anchor Handler Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS), citing the global oversupply in the market and the current market situation.The vessels in question are the Maersk Advancer and Maersk Asserter…

New Round of Layoffs at Maersk Drilling

May 07, 2020

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has announced a new wave of layoffs and has revised its financial guidance for 2020, citing oil and gas companies' budget cuts and delays and cancellations in offshore drilling tenders.As previously reported…

Maersk Supply Service Cuts Jobs

May 06, 2020

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service will let go 55 people in an effort to cut its onshore costs.The company said Wednesday that, in response to the negative development in the oil and gas industry, Maersk Supply Service today…

Maersk Drilling Bags 11-Month Extension for Maersk Intrepid Jack-Up Rig

Apr 30, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won an 11-month contract extension for its jack-up drilling rig Maersk Intrepid with Equinor in Norway, which will see the drilling firm earn more than $100 million.Maersk Drilling said Thursday…

Maersk Drilling to Mothball Several Rigs, Reduce North Sea Headcount

Apr 24, 2020

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling is set to mothball several offshore drilling rigs, and as a consequence, reduce the number of offshore workers, citing low oil prices and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic as the reason.'The…

Maersk Drilling Loses Two Offshore Rig Deals

Apr 20, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has said it has received early contract termination notices for two of its drilling rigs.Maersk Drilling said Friday that Shell had the contract for the semi-submersible Mærsk Developer 'with immediate effect…

Tullow Rescinds Maersk Drillship Contract

Mar 24, 2020

Oil company Tullow Oil has terminated the drilling contract with Maersk Drilling for the Maersk Venturer drillship in Ghana.Maersk Drilling said Tuesday it had received a notification from Tullow Ghana 'of early termination for convenience of the drilling contract…

Shell's Jack-Up Rig of the Year Award Goes to Maersk Convincer

Feb 28, 2020

Shell has chosen Maersk Convincer as Jack-up Rig of the Year 2019, recognizing the rig’s successful operation offshore Brunei, Maersk Drilling, the owner of the rig said Friday.Maersk Convincer arrived in Brunei In September 2017 to continue operations for Brunei Shell Petroleum…

Maersk Decom P&A Services for Tullow's Mauritania Wells

Feb 27, 2020

Denmark's Maersk Decom has won a contract for complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania.This is Maersk Decom's first project where the company will provide an end-to-end plugging and abandonment solution under one single contract…

Aker BP to Use Maersk Integrator Rig at Ivar Aasen Field

Jan 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil company Aker BP has awarded the Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig a contract for work at the Ivar Aasen field offshore Norway.Maersk Drilling, the rig's owner, said Monday that the Maersk Integrator would move to…

Shelf Drilling Buys Jack-up Rig Maersk Completer

Dec 18, 2019

Maersk Drilling said it has agreed to sell the jack-up rig Maersk Completer to a subsidiary of Shelf Drilling for $38 million in cash as the Danish-based offshore drilling contractor seeks to concentrate its efforts on harsh environment activities in the North Sea…

BP Contracts Maersk Rig for Trinidad Campaign

Dec 17, 2019

Maersk Drilling informs it has secured a three-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer with BP for development drilling at the Matapal project offshore Trinidad and Tobago.The contract has an estimated duration of 322 days and is expected to commence in July 2020…

Aker BP Extends Maersk Integrator

Nov 07, 2019

Maersk Drilling said it has secured a contract extension offshore Norway for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Integrator from Aker BP. In continuation of the rig’s current workscope for Aker BP, the Maersk Integrator will drill a well at the Tambar field in the Southern North Sea…

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