Maersk Resolute has been awarded a 56-day contract extension by Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V., persevering with its work within the Dutch Sector of the North Sea the place it has drilled a number of wells since commencing operations in June 2017. During the marketing campaign, Maersk Resolute has drilled the shallowest horizontal gasoline properly within the A&B space, one thing Petrogas has famous as an awesome achievement whereas additionally praising the excessive operational normal of Maersk Resolute. The extension brings the contract with Petrogas to a complete of 106 days.
Maersk Resolve has been awarded a 21-day minimal contract extension by Wintershall Noordzee B.V., persevering with its operation in an ongoing North Sea drilling marketing campaign. This fourth contract extension covers work on the Ravn discipline within the Danish North Sea and brings the period of the contract with Wintershall Noordzee to a complete of 380 days since operations commenced on the finish of June 2017. This means the contract can have lined work scopes for Wintershall Noordzee in each the UK, the Netherlands and Denmark with the identical rig.
“It could be very rewarding to have the ability to efficiently reactivate our rigs from heat stack as a way to help our prospects’ enterprise by delivering protected and good drilling operations, deploying rigs and crews with intensive expertise in North Sea operations. We are particularly happy on the constructive suggestions our companies have acquired from Wintershall Noordzee B.V., since this was a brand new buyer relationship”, says Morten Kelstrup, CCIO of Maersk Drilling.
Maersk Resolute and Maersk Resolve had been warm-stacked within the port of Esbjerg, Denmark earlier than being reactivated in 2017 to begin operations within the North Sea. The two 350 ft jackups had been constructed by Keppel O&M in Singapore and delivered in 2008 and 2009 respectively. (Source: Maersk Drilling/Maesk Resolute)
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