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Maersk Drilling Awarded Long Term Contract for Jack-Up Rig Maersk Completer

maersk completerBrunei Shell Petroleum has awarded Maersk Drilling a four year contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Completer for operation offshore Brunei. The contract commences in November 2014 in direct continuation of its current contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum. The contract has options for extension up to a total of three years.

"We are very pleased to continue our cooperation with Brunei Shell Petroleum in Brunei. We see this contract as a recognition of our solid drilling performance and as a further strengthening of our relationship with Brunei Shell Petroleum," says Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling and member of the Executive Board of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group.

While operating for Brunei Shell Petroleum, Maersk Completer has shown an excellent performance record, recognised by the award as Shell Jack Up of the Year in 2012 and 2013.
Maersk Completer is one of two Baker Marine 375ft jack-up rigs in Maersk Drilling's fleet. Maersk Completer has been operating in Brunei since it was delivered from Jurong Shipyard in 2007, and since November 2008, Maersk Completer has been operating for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP).


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