Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with Karoon Energy Ltd for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer to carry out effectively intervention on 4 wells on the Baúna discipline offshore Brazil.
The contract is predicted to start within the first half of 2022, with a agency period of 110 days. The worth of the agency contract is roughly USD 34m, together with rig modifications and a mobilisation payment. The contract incorporates choices so as to add as much as 150 days of drilling work on the Patola and Neon fields.
“We’re delighted to enter into this contract with a brand new buyer within the type of Karoon which will even see one in every of our drilling rigs working offshore Brazil for the primary time ever. We’re wanting ahead to getting into this main offshore market and to working carefully along with the Karoon staff on the protected and environment friendly supply of the workover at Baúna and potential improvement of Patola,” says COO Morten Kelstrup of Maersk Drilling.
Karoon Energy’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Dr Julian Fowles commented that “Karoon is delighted to have signed this necessary contract and appears ahead to working carefully with Maersk Drilling”.
Mærsk Developer is a DSS-21 column-stabilised dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig, in a position to function in water depths as much as 10,000 ft. It was delivered in 2009 and is presently working offshore Suriname.
Karoon Energy is a worldwide oil and gasoline exploration and manufacturing firm headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, with nation places of work in Brazil and Peru.
(Source and picture: Maersk Drilling)
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