A Maersk Drilling-owned drillship is anticipated to restart operations in Africa for French oil main Total following a suspension of the contract, which began on the finish of April.
According to Maersk Drilling’s newest fleet standing report, Total suspended its contract for the Maersk Voyager drillship with impact from 29 April 2020.
The rig proprietor will obtain a suspension fee throughout this era and restart of the contract is anticipated in late-August 2020.
The rig has two one-well choices for work in Angola and Namibia.
The day fee is $193,000 and it features a mobilisation payment.
Total chosen the Maersk Voyager drillship to drill at a world report water depth in Angola-Namibia marketing campaign in January 2020.
The contract award was for 2 wells offshore Angola in Blocks 32 and 48, plus one nicely offshore Namibia. The marketing campaign has an estimated length of 240 days.
The complete worth of the agency contracts is roughly $46.3m, together with a mobilization payment. The contracts embody two further one-well choices.
Maersk Voyager is a high-spec ultra-deepwater drillship which was delivered in 2014.
It has lately carried out its scheduled Special Periodic Survey in Walvis Bay, Namibia, after finishing campaigns in Ghana and Equatorial Guinea in 2019.
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