Maersk Drilling has been awarded a $44 million contract for
the drillship Maersk Venturer with oil major Total.
The contract covers one exploration well (estimated duration
120 days) in block 14 offshore Uruguay. The drilling programme is expected to
commence in March 2016.
Maersk Venturer is the third in a series of four ultra
deepwater drillships in Maersk Drilling’s fleet. The four drillships represent
a total investment of $2.6 billion. The other three drillships have all secured