Denmark based offshore drilling contractor ‘Maersk Drilling’ has managed to secure more work for its jack-up rigs and a drillship with oil majors in Africa and UK, respectively
Maersk Drilling in its latest fleet status report stated that, CNOOC Petroleum Europe has exercised a one-well option for Maersk Innovator in direct continuation of the rig’s current work scope of drilling infill wells at the Buzzard field in the UK.
Work is expected commencement in Q1 2020 and runs until June 2020. Contractor also confirmed that, six one-well options remain for its jack-up.
Earlier in June, CNOOC exercised a one-well, approx. 100 Days, extension option for the Mærsk Innovator jack-up rig at the Buzzard field, UK Continental Shelf.
2003 built Mærsk Innovator is a CJ70 ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig designed for year-round operations in the North Sea. , will be busy till February 2020 for the current extension.