Maersk Wins MOL North Sea Rig Deal

Laxman Pai

November 11, 2019

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Denmark-based drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor with MOL Norge for exploration drilling on PL617 in the Southern North Sea.The well is operated by MOL Norge in partnership with Wintershall Dea and OMV Norge.The estimated contract value is USD 16.5m, said the subsidiary of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group.The contract is expected to commence in August 2020, with an estimated duration of 60 days.“We are happy to be working together with MOL on this exploration campaign with exciting prospects. Our XLE rigs have an excellent track record of delivering high-efficie....

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