Statoil releases Maersk rig to work for Total

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway Statoil has canceled its contract with the jackup drilling rig Maersk Gallant, which it had engaged for two years from Aug. 21, 2014.

Since Oct. 9, 2015, the rig has been sub-chartered to ConocoPhillips.

Total has taken the rig on a new contract that runs until Aug. 21, and will pay the cancellation fee agreed to in the contract.


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