Maersk News


Carlsberg wildcat bites dust

May 23, 2013

Lundin Norway AS completed drilling on wildcat well 7/4-3, 24 km north of the Brynhild field in the southern part of the North Sea. Lundin plugged and abandoned the well as a dry hole. Drilled by the Maersk Guardian to a vertical depth of 2957 m below sea surface…

Brazil in progress

May 23, 2013

Brazil is a veritable diamond in the rough for foreign and local investors alike. Firms are investing in new centers of technology, fabrication, and worker training to alleviate the country’s skills and infrastructure difficulties. Brazil is very much the place to be at the moment…

Offshore safety recognised

Apr 24, 2013

The winners of the 2013 UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards, sponsored by Maersk Oil UK, were announced at a special lunchtime awards ceremony in Aberdeen today (24 April) The showcase event, held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre…

Maersk, BP enter rig design pact

Feb 05, 2013

Maersk to develop ultra-deep rigs for 20KTMHarsh environment jack-up Maersk EndurerMaersk Drilling and BP announced they will jointly develop concepts for deepwater drilling rigs capable of operating in HPHT reservoirs up to 20,000 psi and 350 degrees Fahrenheit…

Ogna wildcat spudded

Feb 01, 2013

Lundin Petroleum spud its Ogna exploration well, in PL453S, off Norway. Drilled by the Maersk Guardian, the wildcat will target hydrocarbons in the upper to middle Jurassic reservoirs of the Ogna prospect, located 65km northeast of BP’s Ula field in the southern North Sea…

Maersk Guardian receives J D Neuhaus hoists

Nov 28, 2012

Hoists on the Maersk GuardianFour J D Neuhaus type EH50 air operated monorail hoists have been supplied and mounted by Westcon Løfteteknikk AS of Bergen to the Maersk offshore rig Guardian.These products have been specified for the synchronized lifting and handling of an 18…

Statoil acquires FPSO Maersk Peregrino

Aug 01, 2012

Statoil and its partner Sinochem have agreed to purchase the Peregrino FPSO from A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. The floating production, storage and offloading unit has been in use at the Statoil-operated Peregrino field in Brazil since production start-up in 2011…

New-generation of drillers

Apr 01, 2011

The AP Moller-Maersk Group's Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with the Keppel Fels yard in Singapore for the construction of two ultra-harsh environment, high-capacity jackup drilling rigs. The new rigs are targeting operations in water…

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