Two-well contract for ‘Mærsk Developer’ offshore Trinidad

Source: press release, 13 November 2019

‘Mærsk Developer’ is a DSS-21 column-stabilised dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig
‘Mærsk Developer’ is a DSS-21 column-stabilised dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig (photo: Maersk Drilling)

Maersk Drilling has entered a contract with BG International Ltd., a subsidiary of Shell, for work offshore Trinidad and Tobago on a two-well development project for the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer. The contract has an estimated duration of 171 days and is expected to commence in Q1 2020. The value of the firm contract is approximately USD 39 million, including a mobilisation fee. The contract contains five additional one-well options.

Mærsk Developer is a DSS-21 column-stabilised dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig, able to operate in water depths up to 10,000 feet. The rig is currently operating offshore Mexico.

“We are very pleased to be headed back to Trinidad to build on the successful work Mærsk Developer previously performed for Shell there,” says Morten Kelstrup, COO of Maersk Drilling.