Maersk Drilling has announced that Equinor has exercised two two-month options for 2014-built jackup rig Maersk Intrepid at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway.
The options are worth $60m and keep the rig on contract until the end of August 2020.
During the contract period, Maersk Drilling will be upgrade the rig into a hybrid, low-emission rig as previously announced.
Morten Kelstrup, CCIO of Maersk Drilling, commented: “We are proud to continue supporting the development of Martin Linge. It’s great to be able to continue our long-standing cooperation with Equinor, to expand this with the ongoing hybrid, low-emission rig project, and by implementing drilling automation to prepare for the future.”