Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for semi-submersible rig

Mærsk Deliverer

Maersk Drilling’s ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig Mærsk Deliverer has been awarded a contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas and condensate field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia.

The estimated contract value of the three-year contract is US$300 million, including mobilisation.

The contract, which also includes two one-year options, is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2020.

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