Maersk Completer secures four-year contract with Brunei Shell

Posted on 12 February 2014

Maersk Completer has the capability to drill to a depth of 30,000 ft at water depths up to 375 ft and has been operating in Brunei since 2007.

Maersk Completer has the capability to drill to a depth of 30,000 ft at water depths up to 375 ft and has been operating in Brunei since 2007.

Brunei Shell Petroleum has awarded Maersk Drilling a four-year contract for the jackup Maersk Completer for operation offshore Brunei in Southeast Asia. The contract commences in December 2014 in direct continuation of its current contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum. The contract has options for extension up to a total of three years.

“We are very pleased to continue our cooperation with Brunei Shell Petroleum in Brunei,” said Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling and member of the executive board of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. “We see this contract as a recognition of our solid drilling performance and as a further strengthening of our relationship with Brunei Shell Petroleum,”

While operating for Brunei Shell Petroleum, Maersk Completer has been recognized as Shell Jack Up of the Year in 2012 and 2013.

Maersk Completer is one of two Baker Marine 375-ft jackup rigs in Maersk Drilling’s fleet. It has been operating in Brunei since it was delivered from Jurong Shipyard in 2007, and since November 2008, Maersk Completer has been operating for Brunei Shell Petroleum.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 17 April 2014

    Shell makes deepwater gas discovery offshore Malaysia

    Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...

  • 16 April 2014

    Maersk Drilling takes delivery of ultra-deepwater drillship

    Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...

  • 16 April 2014

    Ensco orders new jackups from Lamprell

    Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...

  • 16 April 2014

    MPD/UBD successfully drills sidetrack after 6 failed conventional drilling attempts

    In the Brookeland Field in East Texas, conventional drilling methods failed in six attempts to drill a “straightforward” horizontal wellbore. The original well had surface casing installed...

  • 16 April 2014

    Chevron’s DGD training program serves array of learners across generations

    Since 2008, more than 400 people – from operators, drilling contractors, service companies and regulators – have completed Chevron’s dual-gradient drilling (DGD) training...

  • Read more news