Today, Maersk Drilling announces that it has entered a contract with Petrogas North Sea Ltd. to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the Central part of the UK North Sea. The contract value is USD 7.6m.
The contract is expected to commence in March 2020, with an estimated duration of 70 days. The contract includes an additional 20-day option. The harsh environment jack-up rig to be used for the job has yet to be assigned.