Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the seventh era drillship Maersk Valiant which might be employed by Noble Energy for a one-well marketing campaign offshore Colombia. The contract is anticipated to start in Q3 2020, in direct continuation of the rig’s earlier contract. The contract has an estimated period of 65 days and a contract worth of USD 18.2m, together with mobilisation and demobilisation charges.
“We are very glad to be going again to Colombia for this contract which provides additional visibility for our floater fleet. We look ahead to serving to Noble Energy obtain their objectives by utilising the Maersk Valiant’s built-in Managed Pressure Drilling functionality which might be key to the success of this venture,” says Morten Kelstrup, COO of Maersk Drilling.
The Maersk Valiant is a high-specification seventh era drillship with built-in MPD functionality which was delivered in 2013. It is at the moment mobilising for a drilling marketing campaign offshore Mexico.
The drillship was constructed by Samsung in South Korea and delivered in 2014.
(Source and picture: Maersk Drilling/Maersk Valiant rig ground)
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