Maersk Drilling has been awarded three consecutive contracts for its jack-up rig Maersk Resolute in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
The work is with Taqa, Petrogas and Dana Petroleum for various operations in the sector.
Maersk says it comes following strong performance during its contract for Petrogas last year, where non-productive time was under 1.5% through 104 days of operation.
Taqa’s contract covers plugging and abandoning of three wells which will commence next month, last around 60 days.
Following that the contract with Dana and Petrogas will include work-over and drilling activities lasting around 70 days.
Morten Kelstrup, CCIO in Maersk Drilling, said: “I am pleased that our services have been well received by Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. As a new customer relationship, it is very rewarding that we can now continue our great collaboration and support Petrogas’ business by delivering safe and efficient drilling operations in the North Sea.
“We are also satisfied to engage in new customer relationships with TAQA Energy B.V. and Dana Petroleum Netherlands B.V., and together realize the benefits of combining the various work scopes for Maersk Resolute.”
Meanwhile a contract extension has been secured for the Maersk Resolve with Wintershell for the drilling of an additional well in the Dutch North Sea.
The work will begin in Q2 of this year lasting up to 40 days.