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Offshore Guyana JV Sets August Spud Window
Thursday, July 15, 2021The Maersk Discoverer is currently operating offshore Trinidad. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Secures $10.5MM Contract Extension
Tuesday, July 13, 2021Maersk Drilling has won an extended well intervention scope for the Maersk Intrepid. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Offshore Brazil Operator Adds Two Wells to Contract
Friday, June 04, 2021Maersk Developer has secured a firm 120-contract extension. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Gets Expanded Equinor Work Scope
Friday, May 28, 2021Maersk Intrepid is operating in the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling to Divest Two Rigs
Wednesday, May 19, 2021The drilling contractor will close on the Maersk Gallant sale in June. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Total Extends Suriname Drilling Contract
Thursday, May 13, 2021Total has added an appraisal well to the Maersk Developer's work scope. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Extends Reach to Guyana
Friday, April 23, 2021CGX Resources has contracted the Maersk Discoverer for an exploration well. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Aker BP Awards Contract for Offshore Norway Well
Thursday, April 22, 2021The contract for the Maersk Integrator is set to commence in December of this year. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Enters Market with New Customer
Tuesday, April 20, 2021The Maersk Developer semisub will perform well intervention on four wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Offshore Gabon Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Monday, April 19, 2021PCGUSA has awarded Maersk Drilling an ultra-deepwater exploration contract in Gabon. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

$370MM West Africa Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, April 09, 2021The contract secures the Maersk Venturer drillship for an estimated four years. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Aker BP Contracts Maersk Drilling Rig
Tuesday, March 30, 2021Maersk Reacher will be reactivated under the firm 9-month contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Serica Spuds North Sea Well
Friday, March 19, 2021Serica is drilling Columbus with the Maersk Resilient heavy-duty jack-up rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Petrogas Awards Maersk Drilling North Sea Contract
Thursday, March 11, 2021Petrogas E&P Netherlands has awarded a one-well contract for the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolute. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Korean Firm Hires Drillship for One Well
Tuesday, February 09, 2021The Maersk Viking is expected to commence the contract in June. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Adds Two North Sea Wells to Backlog
Monday, February 08, 2021The campaign for the Maersk Integrator, above, is set to start in Q3. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Offshore Ghana Campaign Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, February 05, 2021The Maersk Venturer drillship, above, is presently warm-stacked in Spain. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Firms Up $100MM Contracts with Total
Tuesday, January 19, 2021The Maersk Developer is already mobilizing for the 500-day combined campaign. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Spirit Energy Contracts Rig for UKCS Infill Well
Friday, January 15, 2021The Maersk Resolve, above, will drill a development well at Grove North East in the UK North Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Hybrid Drilling Rig Starts Up Offshore Norway
Friday, December 18, 2020The retrofitted Maersk Intrepid has shown "very promising emission levels" since starting operations last month. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Suriname Drilling Pays Off for Petronas and Exxon
Friday, December 11, 2020PETRONAS Suriname E&P B.V. (PSEPBV) has made its first hydrocarbon discovery in Suriname, Petronas reported Friday.

Maersk Drilling Wins North Sea Contract
Tuesday, December 08, 2020OMV (Norge) AS has awarded a one-well contract for the Maersk Integrator. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Total Awards Suriname Drilling Contract
Tuesday, November 24, 2020Maersk Drilling anticipates a firm total of $100 million from the two-rig contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Secures Contract Extension
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Brunei Shell Petroleum has decided to extend its contract for the Maersk Viking drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Brunei Shell Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Thursday, November 12, 2020Brunei Shell Petroleum has awarded Maersk Drilling a one-well exploration contract for the Maersk Viking, above. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Total Awards Maersk Contract for Three Angola Wells
Thursday, October 22, 2020Total E&P Angola has awarded Maersk Drilling a three-well contract for the Maersk Voyager drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Dana Contracts Maersk Rig for Two Wells
Friday, October 02, 2020Dana Petroleum Netherlands B.V. has awarded Maersk Drilling a two-well contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Rig Drilling New Martin Linge Wells
Wednesday, September 09, 2020Equinor has identified well barrier deficiencies in four Martin Linge gas wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor

Rig Contract Extension Goes to Maersk Drilling
Tuesday, September 01, 2020The Maersk Convincer, above, is operating on the Seria field for BSP. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling Wins Suriname Contract from Petronas
Thursday, July 02, 2020The Maersk Developer, above, will be Maersk Drilling’s first rig to operate offshore Suriname. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

$100MM Equinor Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, May 01, 2020This photo shows the Maersk Intrepid hybrid jack-up rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk

Tullow Terminates Maersk Drillship Contract
Wednesday, March 25, 2020This photo shows the Maersk Venturer drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling

Tullow Awards Maersk Decom Bundled Project
Friday, February 28, 2020Above is a Sept. 2019 photo of the subsea support vessel Maersk Installer during a subsea infrastructure removal, recycling and waste management project for the Thames field. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Decom

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Maersk Drilling to Sell Jackup
Monday, November 12, 2018The company has entered into an agreement to sell the Maersk Giant to an Australian-based company.

CEO: Maersk Drilling Strong Enough To Stand On Its Own After Listing
Tuesday, August 28, 2018Drilling rig contractor Maersk Drilling will provide strong competition for its peers when it spins off from the AP Moller-Maersk conglomerate next year.

Maersk Drilling Lays Off Dozens in GOM
Tuesday, January 23, 2018Maersk Drilling is cutting some of its employees working in the Gulf of Mexico.

Maersk to Limit Investment in Energy Businesses until Separation
Tuesday, December 13, 2016Maersk will limit investment in its energy businesses until they are separated, the group's CEO Soren Skou said in a webinar from the company's Capital Markets Day event.

Maersk Oil Begins Culzean Drilling Campaign
Thursday, September 29, 2016Maersk Oil has begun drilling the first production well at the Culzean field, located in the UK North Sea.

Maersk Highlander Ready for Action
Friday, August 19, 2016The Maersk Highlander jack-up rig will soon start work on the Culzean gas field in the North Sea for Maersk Oil, BP and JX Nippon, after being named at a ceremony at Invergordon in Scotland.

Maersk Drilling Lays Off About 120 GOM Workers
Monday, August 01, 2016Maersk Drilling is laying off 122 offshore workers due to an early termination of the Maersk Valiant rig.

Maersk Drilling to Cut up to 140 Jobs in Norway
Thursday, July 21, 2016Denmark's Maersk Drilling says it will cut up to 140 jobs in Norway due to lack of work for two rigs.

Sembcorp Marine Delivers Newbuild Maersk Highlander to Maersk Drilling
Monday, May 30, 2016Sembcorp Marine delivers newbuild Maersk Highlander to Maersk Drilling, with the jackup to be deployed to Culzean field in the North Sea.

Maersk Drilling Acquires Newbuild Jackup from Hercules Offshore for $190M
Friday, May 27, 2016Maersk Drilling acquires a newbuild jackup from Hercules Offshore for $190 million, with the rig to head for the North Sea to commence work on the Culzean gas field.

Chevron's Affiliate CABGOC Terminates Maersk Deliverer Contract
Wednesday, March 30, 2016Chevron's affiliate Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. terminates the contract for semisub Maersk Deliverer ahead of its expiry in December.

Maersk Drilling Sees Overcapacity On Rigs For The Foreseeable Future
Thursday, February 11, 2016As much as one third of the global offshore fleet of oil drilling rigs could be idled in 2016 as energy firms scale back investments on the back of weak crude prices.

Oil, Gas Companies Cut Hundreds More Jobs in Texas
Monday, February 01, 2016Four more oil and gas companies announce hundreds of layoffs in Texas.

Semco Maritime Secures Maersk Guardian Expansion Contract
Friday, December 11, 2015Semco Maritime secures a contract with Maersk Drilling for the expansion of the Maersk Guardian rig, which will be inserted at various fields in the Danish part of the North Sea from September 2016.

Maersk Expects Drilling Companies Will Continue to Face 'Headwinds'
Monday, November 09, 2015Maersk Drilling expects offshore drilling companies around the world to continue to face "significant headwinds" in the future.

Maersk Seeks to Shut Oil Installation in UK North Sea
Wednesday, August 26, 2015Maersk Oil seeks regulatory permission to shut its Janice installation, which produces around 7,000 barrels per day from three UK North Sea oilfields.