Keppel FELS delivers Maersk Integrator ahead of schedule

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE – Keppel FELS Ltd. has completed and delivered the ultra-harsh jackup rig, Maersk Integrator, to Maersk Drilling 30 days ahead of schedule, on budget, and with a perfect safety record.

Maersk Integrator is an XL Enhanced harsh environment jackup rig and the third in the XLE series delivered to Maersk Drilling. It has been customized for the North Sea and has been chartered for four years by Statoil for development drilling in the Gina Krog field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

The XLE rig has a leg length of 206.8 m (678 ft) and is designed for year round operations in the North Sea, in water depths up to 150 m (492 ft).

Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling and member of the executive board in the Maersk Group, said, “With Maersk Integrator, we now have three of the world’s largest, ultra-harsh environment jackup rigs which enables us to offer a suite of strong solutions to the Norwegian jackup market. The XLE rigs we have in operation now are performing very well; Maersk Intrepid at the Martin Linge field for Total Norway and Maersk Interceptor at Ivar Aasen for Det norske oljeselskap ASA.”


Maersk Integrator
Maersk Integrator (Photo courtesy Keppel)

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