Maersk Drilling awarded $12m offshore Colombia contract by Repsol

Maersk Drilling awarded $12m offshore Colombia contract by Repsol

Spanish energy giant Repsol’s Colombia division has awarded a drilling contract offshore the South American country to Maersk Drilling.

The Maersk Developer semisubmersible will be deployed to drill the Siluro-1 exploration well in shallow water (90 metres depth) in block RC-11 off Colombia’s Caribbean coast.

Copenhagen-based rig operator Maersk Drilling, a subsidiary of the Danish conglomerate AP Moller Maersk, estimates the single-well job will last 42 days.

The contracted fee is $12m, which includes mobilization and demobilization.

Work will begin in the second quarter of this year.

Donal Scully

With 28 years experience writing and editing for newspapers in the UK and Hong Kong, Donal is now based in California from where he covers the Americas for Splash as well as ensuring the site is loaded through the Western Hemisphere timezone.

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