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Maersk Drilling Scores POSCO Contract

October 18, 2019

Maersk Viking (Photo: Maersk Drilling)
Maersk Viking (Photo: Maersk Drilling)

Maersk Drilling said it has secured a contract Korean operator POSCO International Corporation to operated the drillship Maersk Viking for a three-well campaign offshore Myanmar

The contract is expected to commence in the end of 2019, with an estimated duration of 154 days. The value of the firm contract is $33 million, including a mobilization fee. An additional one-well option is included in the contract.

Maersk Viking is a 7th generation high-spec ultra-deepwater drillship delivered in 2013.

In August this year, Maersk Viking completed its latest campaign in Ghana, which included a well drilled at an ultra-deepwater depth of 10,125 ft.

Categories: Contracts Drilling Asia


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