MAERSK DRILLING TO DRILL ONE MORE WELL FOR TOTAL OFFSHORE SURINAME
Total E&P Suriname, Suriname Branch has exercised an option to add the drilling of one additional appraisal well in Suriname’s Block 58 to the work scope of the semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer. The contract extension has an estimated duration of 100 days, with work expected to commence in end-May 2021 in direct continuation of the rig’s previously agreed work scope. The contract value of the extension is approximately USD 20m, including integrated services provided.
Built at Pioneer Yard in Singapore by Keppel Maersk Developer is a Gusto MSC DSS-21 column-stabilized, dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig, able to operate in water depths up to 10,000 ft. It was delivered in 2009.
(Source and image: Total – Maersk Developer semi-submersible drilling rig)