Maersk Resilient to drill in Danish North Sea

Offshore staff

HOUSTON Maersk Drilling has won a $110-million contract from Maersk Oil for the jackup rig Maersk Resilient. The firm contract is for three years, and is expected to begin in October.

The rig will work at various fields in the Danish sector of the North Sea. It has been stacked at Invergordon in Scotland, where the rig has undergone various maintenance work.

The rig is equipped for high-pressure/high-temperature drilling, said Maersk Drilling, and is designed for year-round operation in the North Sea, in water depths up to 107 m (350 ft). Also it has an available leg length below hull of 148 m (485 ft.). The rig can accommodate 120 people.



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