Maersk Drilling has been awarded three consecutive contracts for the Maersk Resolute and a contract extension for the Maersk Resolve, each working within the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The efficiency of the high-efficiency jack-up rig Maersk Resolute has resulted in three consecutive contract agreements with TAQA Energy B.V., Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V, and Dana Petroleum Netherlands B.V. for numerous sorts of operations within the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
The new contract with TAQA Energy B.V covers the subsea plug and abandonment of three wells, and can start June 2018 with an estimated length of 60 days. In continuation hereof, the contract with Petrogas E&P Netherlands and Dana Petroleum Netherlands B.V. will start, lasting for round 70 days, together with work-over and drilling actions.
In addition to the agency scope of estimated 130 days, there are alternatives with TAQA Energy B.V. and Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. for a further 235 days to be exercised in Q2 and Q3 2018.
Additionally, the high-efficiency jack-up Maersk Resolve has been awarded a contract extension by Wintershall Noordzee B.V. for the drilling of 1 further effectively within the ongoing drilling marketing campaign within the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The extension will start finish of Q2 2018 and final for 25-40 days.
“The North Sea continues to be a key market to Maersk Drilling, and with the brand new contracts for Maersk Resolute and the contract extension for Maersk Resolve, we’re additional strengthening our presence within the space,” says Morten Kelstrup. (Source: Maersk Drilling – Image: Maersk Resolute on tow in south Arne subject/George Toma)
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