Maersk Bags 3-Well Deal from Total Angola


  • Total E&P Angola has awarded Maersk Drilling a three-well contract for the Maersk Voyager drillship.
  • Under the estimated 140-day contract, the Maersk Voyager will drill three development wells in Angola’s Block 17, Maersk Drilling reported.
  • The drilling contractor added the approximate firm value of the contract is US$30 million, including integrated drilling services.

Maersk Drilling gets awarded with new drillship contract in Angola by Total, reports Yahoo Finance.

Three-well contract

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a three-well contract by Total E&P Angola utilising 2014-built drillship Maersk Voyager. The vessel will be employed to drill development wells in Angola’s Block 17, with an estimated duration of 140 days.

Maersk Voyager has been on contract to Total in Angola since January, and this new deal sees it contracted until the second quarter of 2021. The value of this latest contract is around $30m, including integrated drilling services.

Maersk voyager in Angola

Morten Kelstrup, COO of Maersk Drilling, commented, “We are delighted to add three more wells to Maersk Voyager’s work scope in Angola where our operations were re-started in late August following a suspension period due to the restrictions imposed to combat the global pandemic.”

He concluded, “We’re happy to go back to work in collaboration with the local partners we have engaged to support the campaign.”

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Source: Yahoo Finance


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