Maersk Drilling has entered a contract with Petrogas to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the central part of the UK North Sea. The contract value is $7.6 million.
The contract is expected to commence in March 2020, with an estimated duration of 70 days. The contract includes an additional 20-day option. The harsh-environment jackup rig to be used for the job has yet to be assigned.