November 18, 2022

Maersk Drilling and Aker BP consent to restore outline concurrence with five-year responsibility for two lift rigs

Today, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S and Aker BP ASA have gone into a Heads of Agreement to reestablish and expand the edge understanding that sets up Maersk Drilling as the raise rig penetrating accomplice. The understanding went into today affirms Aker BP’s and Maersk Drilling’s obligation to reestablish the edge arrangement by a five-year time frame and incorporates a responsibility from Aker BP for the arrangement of the super brutal climate raise rigs Maersk Integrator and Maersk Invincible for exercises seaward Norway during this period.

The modified set-up will permit Aker BP to appoint the two apparatuses to numerous activities with multi-reason utilization of the apparatuses during the casing understanding period. Distinctive rate designs will apply during the period reflecting diverse working modes, concurred motivation plans, and market advancements. Over the edge arrangement restoration period, the five-year responsibility for the two apparatuses is relied upon to have a consolidated complete agreement worth of roughly USD 1 billion.

We are totally enchanted to re-certify our obligation to Aker BP for an additional five years and to get significant extension options during these five years. Working in such a joint effort has since a long time ago demonstrated its value by setting new norms for what is reachable in seaward boring, delivering amazing proficiency gains in many phases of penetrating efforts and in this manner adding critical worth creation for all gatherings included. It is apparent that we can raise the presentation no matter how you look at it when we work together intently as confided in accomplices, and by building further on our now grounded basis, we will actually want to accomplish significantly more noteworthy outcomes, says CEO Jørn Madsen of Maersk Drilling.

This responsibility by Aker BP to recharge the edge concurrence with Maersk and a drawn out skyline for both the Maersk Invincible and Maersk Integrator mirrors the worth of our relationship, as we cooperate with our essential accomplices to diminish waste and carbon impression while bringing down the expense per barrel. Vital partnerships notwithstanding the digitalization procedure are key empowering influences to our goal-oriented improvement plan, says Tommy Sigmundstad, SVP Drilling and Wells in Aker BP.

Numerous work scopes set up from 2022 onwards

Under the restored outline arrangement, Aker BP has granted a contingent letter of grant for the arrangement of Maersk Integrator and Maersk Invincible for various work scopes on crusades seaward Norway, with changing lengths in the period from mid-2023 to end-2027. The agreements will be conveyed under the particulars of the reestablished outline understanding, which incorporate arrangement of coordinated administrations and execution extra plans remunerating functional effectiveness and discharge decreases.

Maersk Drilling will distribute declarations upon finish of definite agreements

In expansion of the system understanding, Aker BP and Maersk Drilling have additionally dedicated to a cross breed venture case, under which Maersk Drilling will furnish the super cruel climate lift Maersk Invincible with mixture, low-outflow overhauls like that recently introduced on Maersk Intrepid and Maersk Integrator.

The redesigns join the utilization of half and half power with NOx change units, adding energy productivity programming to additional screen and decrease energy utilization and CO2 emanations. During its first month of tasks with the same full arrangement of overhauls introduced, Maersk Intrepid created an underlying informative item of lessening fuel utilization and CO2 emanations by roughly 25% contrasted with the gauge normal for the apparatus. Furthermore, NOx emanations were decreased by around 95%.

Maersk Integrator is a super unforgiving climate CJ70 XLE raise rig

intended for all year tasks in the North Sea and highlighting crossover, low-discharge updates. It was conveyed in 2015 and is at present warm-stacked in Åmøyfjorden outside Stavanger, Norway after as of late finishing a penetrating effort for Aker BP.

Maersk Invincible is a super cruel climate CJ70 XLE lift rig, intended for all year tasks in the North Sea and including the ability to work on shore power. It was conveyed in 2016 and is as of now working for Aker BP seaward Norway.