ConocoPhillips extends Maersk Drilling jackup

Copenhagen: Maersk Drilling has announced that ConocoPhillips Norway has signed a contract extension for the jackup rig Maersk Innovator (built 2002) for work on the Eldfisk field, offshore Norway.

The new contract, valued at around $142m, is for a period of 16 months and begins when the current contract expires in February 2017.

“We are very pleased to see the Maersk Innovator continue to work for ConocoPhillips,” commented Claus Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling.

Maersk Innovator has been working for ConocoPhillips since 2010 and with the new deal will remain until at least June 2018.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.


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    Conocophilips have a exelent safety rules policy and caring to all workers.
    Good luck conocophilips more power.

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