Maersk Drilling awarded one-well UK contract by Petrogas

Source: press release, 2 September 2019

photo: Maersk Drilling
photo: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling has announced that it has entered a contract with Petrogas North Sea Ltd. to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the Central part of the UK North Sea. The contract value is USD 7.6 million.

The contract is expected to commence in March 2020, with an estimated duration of 70 days. The contract includes an additional 20-day option. The harsh environment jack-up rig to be used for the job has yet to be assigned.