Maersk Drilling has secured a contract from Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. for the tough setting jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill three wells on the B13 and A12 fields within the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The contract is predicted to begin in November 2020 and has an estimated period of 110 days. The agency contract worth is roughly USD 9.4m.
The events have additional agreed that Maersk Drilling shall be given unique choices to work on a particular variety of Petrogas’ deliberate initiatives within the Dutch sector in 2021 and 2022.
“The three-well contract and the exclusivity settlement are yet one more testomony to our robust relationship with Petrogas. We are very happy to be given the chance to proceed our nice collaboration and leverage the design of our R-class rig capabilities to help Petrogas’ enterprise in one in all their core markets within the Netherlands,” says Claus Bachmann, Head of North Sea Division in Maersk Drilling.
Separately, the beforehand introduced contract with Petrogas North Sea Ltd for the drilling of 1 properly on the Birgitta discipline within the UK sector of the North Sea shall be cancelled and Maersk Drilling will obtain compensation by way of a termination price. Maersk Drilling retains an unique choice with Petrogas North Sea to drill the Birgitta properly in 2021 at charges reflecting the anticipated 2021 market.
Maersk Resilient is a 350 ft., Gusto-engineered MSC CJ 50 high-efficiency jack-up rig which was delivered in 2008. It is at the moment mobilising for the marketing campaign for Petrogas within the Netherlands and thereafter Serica Energy UK Ltd.
Petrogas is an exploration and manufacturing firm primarily based in Oman with belongings within the Middle Est, Africa and within the North Sea.
(Source: Maersk Drilling – Image: Maersk Resilient)
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