CATEGORIZED | News

Maersk Convincer destined for Petronas Carigali offshore Malaysia

Posted on 20 September 2011

The Maersk Convincer will head to Malaysia later this year under a contract with Petronas Carigali. The 375-ft HPHT jackup has been working in Southeast Asia since 2008.

Maersk Drilling has signed a contract to provide Petronas Carigali with the 375-ft high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) jackup Maersk Convincer for work offshore Malaysia. The contract is for one year and includes two one-year options. The contract is expected to commence at the beginning of Q4 this year, following a two-year survey scheduled upon completion of the rig’s present contract in Vietnam.

“We see this contract as a good opportunity to demonstrate our skills within HPHT drilling, and we hope it can pave the way for strengthening our position in the flourishing Malaysian market,” said Claus V Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling and member of the executive board of the AP Moller – Maersk Group.

Maersk Convincer is one of two BMC 375 jackups in Maersk’s fleet. The rig has been working in Southeast Asia since 2008.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 22 July 2014

    Petrobras’ domestic oil production averages 2.8 million bbl/day in June

    Petrobras’ June oil production in Brazil averaged 2.8 million bbl/day (bpd), a 1.7% increase from May’s production of 1.9 million bpd. In addition, the production operated...

  • 22 July 2014

    Precision, Schlumberger partner to boost industrialization of North American unconventional drilling

    Precision Drilling has entered into a strategic technology and service agreement and marketing alliance with Schlumberger. Utilizing Precision’s Tier 1 drilling rigs and...

  • 22 July 2014

    Easternwell to manage delivery of onshore servicing rig for Brunei

    Australia’s Easternwell, a subsidiary of Transfield Services, has expanded internationally through an agreement with Flux O.S. SDN BHD (Flux), a Bruneian oil and gas company...

  • 21 July 2014

    BOEM lease sale to offer 21 million acres in Gulf of Mexico for oil, gas development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development...

  • 21 July 2014

    Large-diameter Ball Type Safety Valves delivered for MWCC containment system

    TIW Corp has completed and delivered two large-diameter Ball Type Safety Valves to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) for use with its expanded containment system. The class...

  • Read more news