Commenting, Maersk Oil Managing Director in Aberdeen, Michael Engell-Jensen said, "We look forward to exploring further for oil and gas in the UK sector, as part of our growth strategy."
Maersk Oil and partners were awarded the following:
The A.P.Moller Maersk Group was established in 1904, and is listed on the Copenhagen stock exchange. It is a $45 billion company, with over 110,000 employees in more than 125 countries.
Maersk Olie Og Gas As (Maersk Oil) is a privately owned Danish company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the A.P. Moller– Maersk Group. Active since 1962, Maersk Oil operates some 750,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, and some 1,000 million cubic feet of gas per day from fields in Denmark, UK, Kazakhstan and Qatar, and is active in several other countries including Algeria, Brazil, Gulf of Mexico, Norway, Germany, and Angola.
In November 2005 Maersk Oil acquired the majority of Kerr McGee's UK oil and gas assets for around $2.8 billion. Aberdeen-based Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited currently employs over 900 staff and contractors, and operates Gryphon, Janice, Dumbarton, Affleck, Tullich, James, and oversees production on Maclure for operator BP (Maersk 30%). Currently partners in the UK sector include Noble, Talisman, BP, Sojitz, ONE, and Svenska.
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